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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name DOBBS

Origin

Dobbs : English: variant of Dobb with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s from the medieval personal name Dobb(e) a rhyming pet form of Robert.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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