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Tobias Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish (Tobías), Hungarian (Tóbiás), and Jewish: from a Greek form of the Hebrew male personal name Tovyah ‘Jehovah is good’, which, together with various derivative forms, has been popular among Jews for generations.

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


Similar surnames: Tobia, Tobin, Tobiasz, Golias, Dobias, Tougas, Matias, Bias, Robins

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Tobias Family Origin

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Tobias Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tobias family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tobias. The most common Tobias occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Tobias's were Farmers.

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Tobias Life Expectancy

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