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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

What did your Fobbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fobbs family was Carpenter. 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.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Fobbs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fobbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Fobbs lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fobbs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fobbs 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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