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Rube Family History

Rube Name Meaning
German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’.German (Rübe): metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold turnips, from Middle High German ruobe, rüebe ‘turnip’.Danish: unexplained. OV: IGI evidence shows this as Danish not Swedish.

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

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5,628 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,898 Military Records
959 Immigration Records
6,247 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rube Families

  • Number of Rube families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rube families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rube families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rube Family Origin

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Rube Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rube

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Rube Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rube census records

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Rube Civil War Service Records

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