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Skube Name Meaning

Americanized form of Czech Škub, an unflattering nickname for a ragged, ill-dressed person. Slovenian: perhaps a nickname from skubsti ‘to pluck’ (feathers from poultry).

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

Similar surnames: Skubic, Dube, Skibbe, Kubek, Kobe, Kube, Skubal, Kubo, Sauber, Taube

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Where is the Skube family from?

You can see how Skube families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skube family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Skube families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Skube families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Skube's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Skube families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skube surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skube ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skube. 45% of Skube men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Skube women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skube were Machinist and Maid.

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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
  • Mill Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • New Worker
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 495 census records available for the last name Skube. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skube 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Skube. 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 146 military records available for the last name Skube. For the veterans among your Skube ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skube lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Skube life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Skube in 1955 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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