Obie Name Meaning

French: altered spelling of Aubé (see Aube) or of Auby, a southern variant of the personal name Aubin (Latin Albinus).

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


Similar surnames: Obee, Dobie, Obier, Doble, Olin, Jobe, Oien, Robie, Tobie, Noble

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Obie Family Origin

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Obie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Carriage Painter

    13%
  • Coal Boat Pilot

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obie family was Coal Boat Pilot. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carriage Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obie. The most common Obie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Obie's were Farmers.

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Obie Historical Records

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Obie Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Obie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Obie in 1965 was 68, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obie

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