Origins of the Hobson surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 416North West 415Isle of Man 8Yorkshire 3732East Midlands 502West Midlands 298East 100London 1517South East 289South West 44South Wales 15Mid Wales 6West WalesNorth Wales 68Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Hobsons lived in yorkshire

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    Interesting facts about Hobson

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    505th most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Hobson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1486.

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    What are the most common Hobson first names?

    John

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Hobsons

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    Commmon female occupations for Hobsons in 1921

    Dressmaker

    262

    Cotton Weaver

    174

    Domestic Servant

    157

    General Servant Domestic

    143

    Living On Own Means

    142

    Commmon male occupations for Hobsons in 1921

    Coal Miner

    499

    Farmer

    215

    General Labourer

    203

    Stone Mason

    193

    Coal Miner Hewer

    185

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