Cubit Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cubit ‘forearm’ (from Latin cubitum), presumably applied as a nickname for someone with strong or otherwise remarkable forearms; in its extended sense, as a unit of length, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a builder.

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

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Cubit Family Origin

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Cubit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cubit. The most common Cubit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cubit's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cubit family was Works On Farm.

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Cubit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Cubit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cubit in 1960 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cubit

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