Dobie Family History

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Dobie Name Meaning

English: variant of Dobbie. Americanized form of Hungarian Dobi from the personal name Dabó (Transylvanian form Dobó), from a pet form of the personal name Dob.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Dobis, Dobbie, Dobbe, Dobies, Noble, Tobin, Robin, Dome, Dobin, Doble

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Dobie Family Origin

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Dobie Family Occupations

What did your Dobie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dobie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Dobie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dobie family was Stock Raiser. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobie.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Stock Raiser


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dobie ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dobie Historical Records

What Dobie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Dobie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dobie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dobie. For the veterans among your Dobie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobie Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobie lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dobie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dobie in 1945 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobie ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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