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Stobbs Family History

Stobbs Name Meaning

Northern English (Northumberland): variant of Stubbs.

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


Similar surnames: Stobbe, Stones, Stocks, Stokes, Tombs, Stubbs, Tebbs, Cribbs, Tomb

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Where is the Stobbs family from?

You can see how Stobbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stobbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stobbs families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Stobbs family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Stobbs's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Stobbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stobbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stobbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stobbs. 30% of Stobbs men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Stobbs women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stobbs were Salesman and House. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • House
    20%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Stobbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stobbs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stobbs. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Stobbs. For the veterans among your Stobbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stobbs lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stobbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Stobbs in 1963 was 77, and 67 in 2004.

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