Sobey Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Sorey, Obey, Cobey, Soley, Sabey, Sober, Robey, Sebby, Dobey, Coby

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Sobey Family Origin

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Sobey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Miner

    12%
  • Physician

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, the most common Sobey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Sobey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sobey family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Miner and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sobey.

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Sobey Historical Records

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Sobey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Sobey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sobey in 1949 was 46, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sobey

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