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Lobe Name Meaning

German (Löbe): variant of Löwe ‘lion’ (see Lowe ). German: metonymic occupational name for a tanner from Middle High German ‘tanning bark’. German: possibly a shortened form of Lobisser an agent derivative of Middle High German labese ‘sorrel (Rumex acetosa)’. It is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola Slovenia (see Kocevar ) and may alternatively be of Slovenian origin (see 4 below). Slovenian: nickname from a derivative of loba ‘abscess without the apex’.

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

Similar surnames: Lober, Jobe, Lowe, Kober, Kobe, Loye, Lore, Lobel, Loe, Loge

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You can see how Lobe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lobe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lobe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 14 Lobe families living in Staffordshire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Lobe's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Lobe families in 1891.
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What did your Lobe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lobe. 100% of Lobe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lobe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lobe in 1952 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

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