Dobbs Surname History
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Dobbs Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dobbs can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dobbs may be in dispute based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Dobbs Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dobbs come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Dobbs are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Dobbs Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Dobbs were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dobbs. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Dobbs surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Dobbs vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and languages over time.
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Dobbs Family Tree
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- Frances Elizabeth (Dobbs) Mitchell 1861 - ?
- Laura L (Dobbs) Richards 1866 - ?
- William Quency Dobbs 1869 - ?
- Walter Lenore Dobbs 1872 - ?
- Caroline (Sidwell) Dobbs 1840 - ?
- Ida A Dobbs/Burns 1895 - ?
- Donn or Don F Dobbs
- Richard Dobbs (Dabbs)
- Anna Cooley Dobbs 1859 - ?
- Maude Myrtle Dobbs Dare 1888 - ?