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Dubbs Family History

Dubbs Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Dobbs.

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

Similar surnames: Hubbs, Tubbs, Dobbs, Dubis, Grubbs, Cobbs, Tebbs, Gumbs, Dabbs, Hubby

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Where is the Dubbs family from?

You can see how Dubbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dubbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dubbs families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Dubbs families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 77% of all the recorded Dubbs's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dubbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dubbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dubbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dubbs. 20% of Dubbs men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Dubbs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dubbs were Proprietor and Teacher.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dubbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dubbs 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Dubbs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dubbs. For the veterans among your Dubbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dubbs lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dubbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dubbs in 1953 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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