Cuba Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Cubas, Cura, Juba, Chuba, Cota, Cea, Mula, Cueva, Cora, Cuda

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Cuba Family Origin

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Cuba Family Occupations

What did your Cuba ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cuba family was Clerk. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cuba. The most common Cuba occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Cuba's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Clerk


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cuba ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cuba Historical Records

What Cuba family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cuba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cuba 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cuba. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Cuba. For the veterans among your Cuba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cuba Life Expectancy

What is the average Cuba lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cuba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cuba in 1955 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cuba

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cuba 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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