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Laube Name Meaning

German (chiefly eastern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places called Lauba, Lauban, Laube, or Lauben, all names of Slavic origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Laube ‘summerhouse’, ‘arbor’.

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


Similar surnames: Taube, Lauber, Daube, Laub, Laufer, Lande, Lauve, Lauby, Liebe, Aue

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Where is the Laube family from?

You can see how Laube families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laube family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Laube families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Laube family living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Laube's in the USA. New Jersey and 2 other states had the highest population of Laube families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laube surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laube ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laube. 21% of Laube men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Laube women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laube were Painter and Receptionist.

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Receptionist
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Laube. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laube 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Laube. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Laube. For the veterans among your Laube ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laube lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Laube life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Laube in 1952 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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