Dube Family History
Dube Name Meaning
French (Dubé): habitational name with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ for someone from Le Bé the name of several places in northwestern France. Compare Duba 3 Dubay 1 Dubey 1 Dubie 2 and Duby Breton (Dubé also Le Dubé): nickname from dube a term denoting a kind of pigeon. North German: variant of Duwe . Germanized form of Sorbian Czech Polish and Slovak Duba or Dub ‘oak’. Indian (northern states; pronounced as two syllables): Brahmin name from Sanskrit dvivedī ‘one who knows (or has mastered) two Vedas’ from dvi ‘two’ + veda ‘Veda knowledge’. This name is a cognate of Gujarati Dave and sometimes appears in the form Dwivedi .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022