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Luba Family History

Luba Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from a pet form of any of various Old Slavic personal names (for example, Lubomir, Luboslav, Lubogost) formed with lub- ‘love’, ‘liking’.

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


Similar surnames: Lubas, Kuba, Duba, Luka, Lubow, Lubbe, Lubar, Luca, Kubal, Buza

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Where is the Luba family from?

You can see how Luba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luba family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Luba families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Luba families living in Nebraska. This was about 56% of all the recorded Luba's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Luba families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Luba. 37% of Luba men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Luba women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luba were Driver and Operator. .

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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
    37%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Assembler
    19%
  • Operator
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luba 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 Luba. 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 513 military records available for the last name Luba. For the veterans among your Luba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luba lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Luba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Luba in 1955 was 62, and 94 in 2004.

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