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Rubio Family History

Rubio Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from rubio ‘red’ (Latin rubeus), probably denoting someone with red hair or a red beard. Catalan (Rubió): habitational name from any of the places named Rubió in Catalonia.

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


Similar surnames: Rubi, Rubin, Russo, Rudi, Rio, Dubin, Rubino, Rumbo, Ruben, Cubit

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Where is the Rubio family from?

You can see how Rubio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rubio family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Rubio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 62 Rubio families living in Texas. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rubio's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Rubio families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rubio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rubio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rubio. 49% of Rubio men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Rubio women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rubio were Farmer and Housekeeper.

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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
    49%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Rubio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubio 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Rubio. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rubio. For the veterans among your Rubio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rubio lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rubio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rubio in 1945 was 24, and 67 in 2004.

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