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Bobeck Surname Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘farm’ + beck a variant of bäck ‘stream’. In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Bobäck (see Boback ). German: habitational name from a place so named in Thuringia which is of Slavic origin; compare Bobak . Americanized form of Czech Slovenian and Croatian Bobek . Jewish (from Poland): variant of Bobek

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Boback, Bobek, Brobeck, Boeck, Boberg, Robeck, Beck, Bubeck, Borck

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Where is the Bobeck family from?

You can see how Bobeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bobeck family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bobeck families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Bobeck families living in Kansas. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bobeck's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Bobeck families in 1880.
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What did your Bobeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bobeck. 36% of Bobeck men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Bobeck women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bobeck were Labor and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Spinner
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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Passenger Lists

There are 258 immigration records available for the last name Bobeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 474 military records available for the last name Bobeck. For the veterans among your Bobeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bobeck lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bobeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bobeck in 1962 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

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