Dube Name Meaning

French (Dubé): of uncertain origin. It may be a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Le Bec, which are named either from Gaulish becco ‘high ground’ or from Germanic bec ‘stream’ (see Beck). Breton: nickname meaning ‘pigeon’. Eastern German, Sorbian, or other Slavic: from Sorbian or Slavic dub ‘oak’, hence a nickname for a strong or solid man, a topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent oak or in an area where oak trees were abundant, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Dubá or Doubé, both frequent Czech place names. North German: variant of Duwe. Indian (northern states); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Brahman) name meaning ‘one who knows (or has studied) two Vedas’, from Sanskrit dvivedi ‘one who knows two Vedas’, from dvi ‘two’ + veda ‘Veda’, ‘knowledge’. This name is a cognate of Gujarati Dave.

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

Similar surnames: Duke, Due, Dub, Duwe, Rube, Duby, Duhe, Mule, Daube, Duin

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Dube Family Origin

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Dube Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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In 1880, the most common Dube occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Dube's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dube family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dube.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Dube life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dube in 1946 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dube

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