Lobo Family History

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Lobo Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from Spanish and Portuguese lobo ‘wolf’ (Latin lupus). This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

Similar surnames: Bobo, Lobos, Cobo, Lupo, Lino, Corbo, Febo, Loo, Loya, Loud

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Lobo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lobo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lobo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Southern Asia


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Native American—North, Central, South


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Lobo Family Origin

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Lobo Family Occupations

What did your Lobo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lobo family was Works In Liquor Store. Grocery Clerk, Laborer and Work At Coal Kilns were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lobo. The most common Lobo occupation in the USA was Grocery Clerk. 25% of Lobo's were Grocery Clerks.

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  • Grocery Clerk

  • Laborer

  • Work At Coal Kilns

  • Works In Liquor Store


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

Lobo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lobo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lobo 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lobo. 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 982 military records available for the last name Lobo. For the veterans among your Lobo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lobo Life Expectancy

What is the average Lobo lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lobo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Lobo in 1962 was 81, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lobo 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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