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Stubbs Name Meaning

English:: variant of Stubbe with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. perhaps occasionally a topographic name from Middle English stub(be) ‘tree stump’ + hous ‘house’ used for someone who lived in a house by a tree stump.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stubbe, Tubbs, Tubb, Clubb, Tabb, Stuebs, Stobbs, Tibbs, Strubbe

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Where is the Stubbs family from?

You can see how Stubbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stubbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stubbs families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 44 Stubbs families living in Maine. This was about 19% of all the recorded Stubbs's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Stubbs families in 1840.
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What did your Stubbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stubbs. 18% of Stubbs men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Stubbs women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stubbs were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Stubbs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 24,000 military records available for the last name Stubbs. For the veterans among your Stubbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stubbs lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stubbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stubbs in 1940 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

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