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Where is the Hobbs family from?
You can see how Hobbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hobbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hobbs families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 74 Hobbs families living in Maine. This was about 11% of all the recorded Hobbs's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Hobbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hobbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hobbs. 20% of Hobbs men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Hobbs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hobbs were Truck Driver and Maid.