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Bubeck Family History

Bubeck Name Meaning

German: from a field name which gave its name to a farmstead in Württemberg. Americanized spelling of Slavic Bubek, a nickname from a diminutive of buba ‘fright’, ‘idiot’.

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


Similar surnames: Bobeck, Brubeck, Bobek, Buck, Bubel, Burack, Bulick, Beck, Lubeck

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Where is the Bubeck family from?

You can see how Bubeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bubeck family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bubeck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bubeck family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Bubeck's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bubeck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bubeck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bubeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bubeck. 33% of Bubeck men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Bubeck women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bubeck were Teacher and House Work.

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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

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • House Work
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bubeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bubeck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 507 immigration records available for the last name Bubeck. 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 506 military records available for the last name Bubeck. For the veterans among your Bubeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bubeck lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bubeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bubeck in 1958 was 60, and 93 in 2004.

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