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Boy Name: Dobbs

Name: Dobbs
Pronunciation: \d(ob)-bs\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Tobias
Similar Names: Hobbs, Dodds, Gibbs, Hobbes
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2144


Dobbs \d(ob)-bs\ as a boy's name. Possibly Old English. Occupational name having to do with painting, or "daubing". May also be related to Robert.

A baby name that sounds like Dobbs is Tobias. Other similar baby names are Hobbs, Dodds, Gibbs and Hobbes.


Dobbs is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2144 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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