Tobin Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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


Similar surnames: Robin, Totin, Tobia, Tolin, Gobin, Tobie, Turin, Sobin, Morin, Lubin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Tobin Family Origin

Where is the Tobin family from?

Tobin Family Occupations

What did your Tobin ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Tobin | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Tobin Historical Records

What Tobin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tobin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tobin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Tobin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tobin. 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.

View all Tobin immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Tobin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Tobin family history.

Tobin Life Expectancy

What is the average Tobin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tobin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tobin 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.

Famous Tobin Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name