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Hobbins Family History

Hobbins Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): patronymic from a pet form of the medieval personal name Hobb (see Hobbs).

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


Similar surnames: Cobbins, Hobbs, Gubbins, Hobbie, Tomkins, Hobson, Hopkins, Hodgins

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Where is the Hobbins family from?

You can see how Hobbins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hobbins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hobbins families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Hobbins family living in Maine. This was 100% of all the recorded Hobbins's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Hobbins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hobbins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hobbins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hobbins. 24% of Hobbins men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Hobbins women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hobbins were Clerk and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    32%
  • Nurse
    19%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hobbins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hobbins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hobbins. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hobbins. For the veterans among your Hobbins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hobbins lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hobbins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hobbins in 1960 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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