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Guba Name Meaning

Hungarian: metonymic occupational name from guba ‘overcoat’. Belorussian and Ukrainian: descriptive nickname from guba, huba ‘lip’.

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


Similar surnames: Gula, Suba, Gura, Gaba, Buza, Huba, Duca, Juba, Gruca, Ryba

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Where is the Guba family from?

You can see how Guba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guba family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Guba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Guba families living in Iowa. This was about 42% of all the recorded Guba's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Guba families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Guba. 41% of Guba men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Guba women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guba were Clerk and Maid.

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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
    41%
  • Mechanic
    19%
  • Miner
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    22%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • House Wife
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Guba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guba 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 692 immigration records available for the last name Guba. 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 459 military records available for the last name Guba. For the veterans among your Guba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guba lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Guba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Guba in 1943 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

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