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Laub Family History

Laub Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named. topographic name from Middle High German loup ‘foliage’, ‘grove of trees’.

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


Similar surnames: Lauf, Lau, Laube, Lauby, Taub, Laib, Lab, Laun, Laur, Laas

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Where is the Laub family from?

You can see how Laub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laub family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laub families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Laub families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 74% of all the recorded Laub's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Laub families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laub surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laub ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laub. 12% of Laub men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Laub women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laub were Clerk and Secretary.

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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
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Secretary
    7%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Laub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laub 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Laub. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Laub. For the veterans among your Laub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laub lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Laub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Laub in 1951 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

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