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Dobrin Name Meaning

Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the Old Slavic personal name Dobrin, a derivative of dobr ‘good’, ‘kind’. It may also be a nickname of the same origin. Slovenian: probably a topographic name from dob ‘oak’ or from Old Slavic dobr ‘wood’, ‘forest’. This name is found mainly in the foothills of the wooded mountains of Dobrca in Gorenjska region, northern central Slovenia. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Dobre, a derivative of a Slavic word meaning ‘good’.

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

Similar surnames: Dobin, Dobkin, Dorin, Sorin, Darin, Dolin, Dubin, Dorn, Doolin, Morin

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Dobrin Family Origin

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Dobrin Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dobrin family was Salesman. Dealer, Fancy Goods and Merchant Tailer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dobrin. The most common Dobrin occupation in the USA was Dealer, Fancy Goods. 33% of Dobrin's were Dealer, Fancy Goodss.

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  • Dealer, Fancy Goods

  • Merchant Tailer

  • Salesman


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Dobrin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 958 immigration records available for the last name Dobrin. 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 255 military records available for the last name Dobrin. For the veterans among your Dobrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobrin Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dobrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dobrin in 1963 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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