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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dobbie

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From a medieval diminutive form of the given name Robert.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dobbie

Stephen Dobbie is a soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers F.C., Rangers F.C., Gladesville Hornsby Football Association Spirit FC, Hibernian F.C., St Johnstone F.C., Dumbarton F.C., Queen of the South F.C., Swansea City A.F.C., Blackpool F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., and Crystal Palace F.C. Stephen was born on December 5th, 1982 in Glasgow, Scotland.


Sir William Dobbie is a military person. His military service ended in 1942.


Herbert was born on February 13th, 1852 in Hayes, Hillingdon. He passed away on August 8th, 1940.


James was born on August 4th, 1852. He died on June 19th, 1924.


John was born on April 4th, 1903. John is also known as Dobbie and Vyvyan Ormonde (His real name). He died on December 13th, 1952.


He holds the title Reverend Doctor. Robert was born on December 3rd, 1901 in Dundee.


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Popularity of Dobbie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dobbie U.S.
  White 90.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dobbie

People with the last name Dobbie are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dobbie

  • How Popular is the name Dobbie? Dobbie is the 65,709th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dobbie was the 59,470th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dobbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Dobbie in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dobbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dobbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dobbie is Wednesday, October 20th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Dobbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dobbie was in 1960 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dobbie: Your name in reverse order is Eibbod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bbioed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dobbie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 340 people with the last name Dobbie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dobbie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dobbie as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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