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Nobbs Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): patronymic from the personal name Nobb (see Nobbe).

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


Similar surnames: Nobbe, Mobbs, Robbs, Hobbs, Dobbs, Cobbs, Tibbs, Bobby, Cobb, Hibbs

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Nobbs Family Origin

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Nobbs Family Occupations

What did your Nobbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nobbs. The most common Nobbs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Nobbs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nobbs family was Butcher.

View Census data for Nobbs | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Nobbs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nobbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nobbs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nobbs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nobbs. For the veterans among your Nobbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nobbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Nobbs lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Nobbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Nobbs in 1950 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nobbs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nobbs 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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