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Jobin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the Biblical personal name Job . English (Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Jobin or Jopin either a diminutive of Job and Jop probably pet forms of Geoffrey (see Job ) or perhaps from Old French Jobert Middle English Jo(y)berd from ancient Germanic Gautbert from an ethnic name Gaut- + berht ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Jolin, Robin, Gobin, Dobin, Sobin, Tobin, Olin, Bodin, Dubin, Monin

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Where is the Jobin family from?

You can see how Jobin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jobin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Jobin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 15 Jobin families living in Michigan. This was about 27% of all the recorded Jobin's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Jobin families in 1880.
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What did your Jobin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jobin. 29% of Jobin men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Jobin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jobin were Farmer and New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Maid
    12%
  • School Teacher
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Jobin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jobin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Jobin. 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 Jobin. For the veterans among your Jobin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jobin lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Jobin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jobin in 1949 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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