Cubit Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cubit ‘forearm’ (from Latin cubitum), presumably applied as a nickname for someone with strong or otherwise remarkable forearms; in its extended sense, as a unit of length, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a builder.

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


Similar surnames: Quint, Cain, Cupit, Rubin, Rubio, Cubitt, Subia, Hundt, Lubin, Curie

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cubit Family Origin

Where is the Cubit family from?

SHOW MORE

Cubit Family Occupations

What did your Cubit ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cubit ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Ag Labourer

    13%
  • Butler

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Coal Trimmer (Lab)

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cubit family was Coal Trimmer (Lab). The most common Cubit occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 13% of Cubit's were Ag Labourers. Ag Labourer, Butler and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cubit.

Source: Census data for Cubit | Data not to scale

Cubit Historical Records

What Cubit family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cubit ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cubit

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Cubit Life Expectancy

What is the average Cubit lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cubit ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Cubit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cubit in 1960 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cubit

Famous Cubit Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name