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Doby Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dobbe. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Dob in Sabolcs-Szatmár county, or Doba in Veszprém county.

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


Similar surnames: Dory, Duby, Darby, Dome, Dobb, Roby, Dobry, Doe, Dock, Toby

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Doby Family Origin

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Doby Family Occupations

What did your Doby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doby. A less common occupation for the Doby family was Keeping House. The most common Doby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Doby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Doby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Doby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Doby. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Doby. For the veterans among your Doby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doby Life Expectancy

What is the average Doby lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Doby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doby in 1951 was 36, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doby 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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