Tobin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Tóibín, which is itself a reduced Gaelicized version of a Norman habitational name from Saint-Aubin in Brittany (so called from the dedication of its church to St. Albin). English: from a pet form of the personal name Tobias or Toby. Dutch: patronymic from Tobias.

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

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Tobin Family Origin

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Tobin Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, the most common Tobin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Tobin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Tobin family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tobin.

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Tobin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Tobin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tobin in 1940 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tobin

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