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Cuba Family History

Cuba Name Meaning
Portuguese, Asturian-Leonese, Galician, and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places in Portugal (in the provinces of Alentejo and Beira Baixa) or Spain (in Aragon, Asturies, and Galicia) named Cuba, from cuba ‘barrel’ (from Latin cupa).Variant spelling of Kuba.

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

41,794 Historical Documents with Cuba on Ancestry.com
17,468 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,026 Military Records
1,153 Immigration Records
3,717 Census and Voter Lists
4,430 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cuba Families

  • Number of Cuba families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cuba families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cuba last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cuba census records

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Cuba Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Cuba families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Cuba Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cuba families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cuba

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cuba Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cuba census records

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Cuba Civil War Service Records

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