Tubb Family History

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Tubb Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Tubbe, apparently derived from either Old Norse Tubbi or Old English Tubba (an unattested form, evidence for which is found in the place name Tubney, Berkshire). There is no evidence to support the suggestion that it might be a metonymic occupational name or nickname from Middle English tub ‘barrel’.

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

Similar surnames: Tabb, Turk, Babb, Juba, Bubb, Taube, Tuft, Tubbs, Cobb, Clubb

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Tubb Family Origin

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Tubb Family Occupations

What did your Tubb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tubb family was Farm Labourer. The most common Tubb occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Tubb's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tubb.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Tubb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Tubb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tubb 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tubb. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Tubb. For the veterans among your Tubb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tubb Life Expectancy

What is the average Tubb lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tubb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tubb in 1952 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tubb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tubb 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.

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