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The Dobos surname comes form the Old French word "bois," meaning "the woods;" it was most likely originally a name for someone living or working in a wooded area.

Dobos Early Origins



The surname Dobos was first found in Brittany where several notable families of this name have long been established. Among them were the du Bois de Locmaria, Du Bois de Bruslé and du Bois de la Salle.

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Dobos Spelling Variations


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Dobos Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bois, Dubois, Desbois, Bosc, Bosq, Desbosq, Dubosc, Duboscq, Delbos and many more.

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Dobos Early History


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Dobos Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dobos research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1543, 1574, 1587, 1653, 1656, 1680, 1851, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Dobos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dobos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dobos Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst this name at this time was Nicolas DuBosc, a bishop of Bayeux in the fourteenth century; Jacques-Dubois, Principal of the Tournai College in Paris in the fifteenth century; Antoine Dubois was bishop of Béziers at this time.Ambroise Dubois, a painter in Anvers in 1543; Anne Dubois was a abbess...

Another 137 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dobos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 850 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Dorothée Dubois married in Champlain in 1661; Mathurin Bois married in Chateau-Richer in 1672.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dobos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dobos (post 1700)



  • Lois Dobos, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Dobos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dobos Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 December 2015 at 10:56.

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