Bub Name Meaning

South German: nickname meaning ‘boy’, Middle High German buobe (originally a nursery word). The word was also used to denote a menial servant, and took on a derogatory meaning.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bunt, Bay, Taub, Dub, Bumb, Beu, Bur, Bump, Jud, Buza

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Bub Family Origin

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Bub Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bub. 9% of Bub men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Bub women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bub were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Farm Laborer
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bub Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bub census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bub. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bub. For the veterans among your Bub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bub Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bub in 1950 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

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