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.
Early Origins of the Dobos family
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.
Early History of the Dobos family
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.
Dobos Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bois, Dubois, Desbois, Bosc, Bosq, Desbosq, Dubosc, Duboscq, Delbos and many more.
Early Notables of the Dobos family (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.
Migration of the Dobos family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Dobos (post 1700)
- Lois Dobos, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html