Dobler Family History

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Dobler Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Middle High German (southern dialect) tobel ‘gorge’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. North German (also Döbler): nickname for a dice player, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German dob(e)len ‘to throw dice’, ‘to play (cards or board games)’.

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

Similar surnames: Tobler, Doble, Dollar, Demler, Dupler, Dimler, Boller, Koller, Kober

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Dobler Family Origin

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Dobler Family Occupations

What did your Dobler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobler. The most common Dobler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Dobler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dobler family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Keeping House


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

Dobler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dobler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dobler. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dobler. For the veterans among your Dobler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobler Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dobler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dobler in 1949 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobler 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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