Wobbe Family History

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Wobbe Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of various Germanic compound names.

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


Similar surnames: Nobbe, Robbe, Wiebe, Nibbe, Wubben, Wibben, Obee, Tobe, Wolber, Robb

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Wobbe Family Origin

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Wobbe Family Occupations

What did your Wobbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wobbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wobbe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wobbe family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wobbe.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Teamster

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Wobbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wobbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wobbe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wobbe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wobbe. For the veterans among your Wobbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wobbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wobbe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wobbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wobbe in 1960 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wobbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wobbe 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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