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Jakub Family History

Jakub Name Meaning

Slovak Czech and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Jakub from Latin Jacobus (see Jacob ).

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

Similar surnames: Jakob, Jakab, Jakes, Jakubek, Jakubec, Jacob, Jakubik, Mak, Jacobs

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Where is the Jakub family from?

You can see how Jakub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jakub family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Jakub families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Jakub families living in Nebraska. This was about 20% of all the recorded Jakub's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Jakub families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jakub surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jakub ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Jakub. 34% of Jakub men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Assembly Line
  • Butcher
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Census Records

There are 510 census records available for the last name Jakub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jakub 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 753 immigration records available for the last name Jakub. 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 219 military records available for the last name Jakub. For the veterans among your Jakub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jakub lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Jakub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Jakub in 1960 was 68, and 72 in 2003.

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