Stobie Family History

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Stobie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Stobo near Peebles in southern Scotland, so called from Old English stubb ‘tree stump’ + holh ‘hollow’ or halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

Similar surnames: Stowe, Scobie, Stubbe, Tobin, Stone, Stokke, Stoop, Stibbe, Tobe

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Stobie Family Origin

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Stobie Family Occupations

What did your Stobie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stobie occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Stobie's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Stobie family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farm Worker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stobie.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Worker

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Stobie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Stobie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stobie 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stobie. 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 960 military records available for the last name Stobie. For the veterans among your Stobie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stobie Life Expectancy

What is the average Stobie lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stobie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Stobie in 1953 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stobie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stobie 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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