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Kuba Name Meaning

Dutch, Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Kuba, a pet form of the personal name Jakub (see Jacob). Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘long time’ and ‘method’, this name is found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Kubo, Koba, Kubas, Kubal, Kubat, Kuban, Kuna, Kula, Kube, Kubota

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Where is the Kuba family from?

You can see how Kuba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuba family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Kuba families living in Iowa. This was about 39% of all the recorded Kuba's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Kuba families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuba. 25% of Kuba men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Kuba women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuba were New Worker and Housework.

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Packer
    12%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kuba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuba 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuba. 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 Kuba. For the veterans among your Kuba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuba lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kuba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kuba in 1946 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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