Juba Family History

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Juba Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): possibly a variant spelling of Jubber, an occupational name for a maker either of woolen garments, from an agent derivative of Middle English jube, or of large vessels, from Middle English jobbe. Alternatively, it may derive from the personal name Joubert. Japanese (Juba): ‘ten places’. The name is not common in Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Kuba, Cuba, Suba, Job, Mula, Duba, Jura, Subia, Jury, Raba

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Juba Family Origin

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Juba Family Occupations

What did your Juba ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Center Lathe Hand and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Juba. 15% of Juba men worked as a Center Lathe Hand and 60% of Juba women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Juba were Lindtype Operator (newspaper) and Tailoress (gents)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Center Lathe Hand
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Gents Vest Tailor (master)
  • Lindtype Operator (newspaper)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shoe Hand Stock
  • Shopkeeper Retired
  • Tailoress (gents)

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

Juba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Juba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Juba 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Juba. 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 720 military records available for the last name Juba. For the veterans among your Juba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Juba Life Expectancy

What is the average Juba lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Juba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Juba in 1961 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Juba

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