Cubit Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Quint, Cain, Cupit, Rubin, Rubio, Cubitt, Subia, Hundt, Lubin, Curie

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Cubit Family Origin

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Cubit Family Occupations

What did your Cubit ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

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

Cubit Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cubit Life Expectancy

What is the average Cubit lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cubit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cubit 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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