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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hobbs, Sir Jack Hobbs, John Berry Hobbsnoun

    notable English cricketer (1882-1963)


  1. hobbs

    Hobbs is primarily a surname of English origin. It can also refer to different entities or places such as Hobbs, a city in New Mexico, USA, Hobbs State Park in Arkansas, USA or Hobbs, a British women's clothing retailer. Additionally, Thomas Hobbes was a well-known English philosopher in the 17th century. The specific meaning of "Hobbs" would depend on the context in which it is used.


  1. Hobbs

    Hobbs is a city in Lea County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 28,657 at the 2000 census. Hobbs is the principal city of the Hobbs, New Mexico Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Lea County.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HOBBS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hobbs is ranked #717 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hobbs surname appeared 48,522 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 16 would have the surname Hobbs.

    79% or 38,366 total occurrences were White.
    15.5% or 7,540 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 1,092 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 951 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 393 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 184 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hobbs in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hobbs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Hobbs in a Sentence

  1. Dustin Clark:

    I'm calling for County Attorney Dee Hobbs to drop these charges because the [Round Rock ISD] police answer to the superintendent in their chain of command, and the police were likely directed by the superintendent to keep the public out of the Sept. 14 meeting due to a last-minute policy implemented by Dr. Azaiez, this restricted seating capacity policy was being applied nowhere else in the district – only in that board meeting room, during that meeting.

  2. Vander Plaats:

    Marco Rubio is like Roy Hobbs in baseball: The Natural, he is very skilled at being a politician.

  3. Edward Whitaker:

    A lot of horse racing photography is living in Philip Hobbs ' waterproofs, but those harsh, raw backgrounds make for great pictures with horses battling the elements.

  4. Joe Imbriale:

    I got a call about 8:30 on Friday, and Hobbs PD said, ‘Hey Joe are your cameras working out back?’ they said we have a crime scene.

  5. Vin Diesel:

    It was a tough character to embody, the Hobbs Shaw character, my approach at the time was a lot of tough love to assist in getting that performance where it needed to be. As a producer to say, Okay, we're going to take Dwayne Johnson, who's associated with wrestling, and we're going to force this cinematic world, audience members, to regard Dwayne Johnson character as someone that they don't know -- Hobbs Shaw hits you like a ton of bricks.

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    A interrupt
    B obligate
    C distinguish
    D emerge

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