Fobbs Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Forbes.

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


Similar surnames: Fobes, Forbis, Forbus, Nobbe, Dobos, Tombs, Bobb, Forbes, Fooks

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Fobbs Family Origin

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Fobbs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Fobbs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Fobbs's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fobbs. A less common occupation for the Fobbs family was Carpenter.

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Fobbs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Fobbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Fobbs in 1962 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fobbs

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