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Babe Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Baba (babe or bobe in Yiddish), from Slavic baba ‘grandmother’, ‘old woman’. This name was sometimes given to a tenderly guarded or seriously sick child. German: recorded in Eastphalia as a surname since the 15th century but of uncertain origin. In eastern areas of Germany the Sorbian (Slavic) word baba ‘old woman’ (see 1) may be involved; in the south perhaps a development from baby talk like Babo. Compare Baab Perhaps also an Americanized form of Baab, Baba, or some similar name.

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


Similar surnames: Bobe, Baba, Babel, Bade, Mabe, Babb, Gabe, Barbe, Babu, Bake

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Babe Family Origin

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Babe Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Babe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Babe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babe. A less common occupation for the Babe family was Brakeman.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Book Keeper

    3%
  • Brakeman

    3%

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Babe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Babe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Babe. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Babe. For the veterans among your Babe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Babe Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Babe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Babe in 1962 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Babe 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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