Skip to main content

Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Czech (Dobiš) : variant of Dobiaš (see Dobias).
  • Lithuanian : from Lithuanian Duoba or Polish Doba, a shortened form of a traditional Slavic personal name beginning with the element dob ‘courageous’, ‘noble’, for example Dobeslav (Polish Dobiesław).

Subscribe to Family Education

Your partner in parenting from baby name inspiration to college planning.