Jobe Name Meaning

variant spelling of Job. nickname from Old French job, joppe ‘sorry wretch’, ‘fool’ (perhaps a transferred application of the name of the Biblical character). from Middle English jubbe, jobbe ‘vessel containing four gallons’, hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cooper. It could also have been a nickname for a heavy drinker or for a tubby person. metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller (or nickname for a wearer) of the long woolen garment known in Middle English and Old French as a jube or jupe. This word ultimately derives from Arabic.

List of People with Surname Jobe

According to our database, there are a total of 2,918 people with the surname Jobe. Among these people surnamed Jobe, there are about 582 unique names, with an average of 5 people who have the same name. John Jobe, Thomas Jobe and Jerry Jobe are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Jobe, with 30, 30 and 26 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Texas has the largest number of people surnamed Jobe, with a total of 458 people, and there are a total of 276 unique names among these people. Tennessee is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jobe, with a total of 196 people and an average of 148 unique names.