Hobday Family History

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Hobday Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): from the personal name Hob (see Hobbs) + Middle English day ‘servant’, i.e. either ‘Hob the servant’ or ‘servant of Hob’.

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

Similar surnames: Monday, Hobby, Godby, Hobson, Jordan, Hoad, Hoar, Hebda, Hobdy, Bondy

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Hobday Family Origin

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Hobday Family Occupations

What did your Hobday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hobday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hobday's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hobday family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Clerk and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hobday.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Butcher

  • Farm Hand


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

Hobday Historical Records

What Hobday family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Hobday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hobday 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hobday. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hobday. For the veterans among your Hobday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hobday Life Expectancy

What is the average Hobday lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hobday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hobday in 1945 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hobday

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hobday 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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