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Rubi Name Meaning

Catalan (Rubí): habitational name from Rubí in El Vallès, Catalonia, named with Latin rubeus ‘red’. Spanish (Rubí): habitational name from Rubí de Bracamonte in Valladolid province. Spanish (Rubí): in some cases possibly from rubi ‘ruby’. German: variant of Rubin 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rubin, Rubio, Rudi, Raby, Subia, Ruby, Rube, Juba, Risi, Muri

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Where is the Rubi family from?

You can see how Rubi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rubi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rubi families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 15 Rubi families living in New Mexico. This was about 32% of all the recorded Rubi's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Rubi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rubi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rubi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rubi. 48% of Rubi 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
    48%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Jornalers
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rubi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubi 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 Rubi. 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 266 military records available for the last name Rubi. For the veterans among your Rubi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rubi lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rubi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Rubi in 1956 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

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