Jabs Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a Frisian pet name based on a Germanic personal name formed with theud ‘people’, ‘race’, or from Gabo, a short form of Gebhardt or some other Germanic name having geb ‘gift’ as its first element.

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


Similar surnames: Jans, Japp, Faas, Hass, Gaus, Ebbs, Abu, Jahr, Jank, Kobs

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Jabs Family Origin

Where is the Jabs family from?

SHOW MORE

Jabs Family Occupations

What did your Jabs ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    100%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Jabs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Jabs's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Jabs | Data not to scale

Jabs Historical Records

What Jabs family records will you find?

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Jabs

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Jabs Life Expectancy

What is the average Jabs lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jabs 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, Jabs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Jabs in 1960 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jabs

Famous Jabs Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name