Obee Family History

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Obee Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained. Perhaps a variant of French Obie. Compare Obey. Possibly also of German origin, an altered spelling of German Obbe, from a short form of the Germanic personal name Obbert.

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

Similar surnames: Ober, Obie, Bee, Abee, Osen, Obey, Gobel, Omer, Kober, Obert

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Obee Family Origin

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Obee Family Occupations

What did your Obee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obee family was Furniture. The most common Obee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Obee's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cooks At Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obee.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooks At Hotel

  • Furniture


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

Obee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Obee Life Expectancy

What is the average Obee lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Obee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Obee in 1965 was 83, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obee 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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