History of your Surname
Get access to Staub family records.Start a free trial

Staub Family History

Staub Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational nickname for a miller, from Middle High German stoup, German Staub ‘dust’. The Jewish surname may also be ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Taub, Strub, Traub, Straub, Staab, Star, Stang, Stark, Staup, Steeb

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Staub family from?

You can see how Staub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Staub family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Staub families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Staub families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 51% of all the recorded Staub's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Staub families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Staub surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Staub ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Staub. 14% of Staub men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Staub women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Staub were Salesman and Teacher.

View Census data for Staub | Data not to scale

*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
    14%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Staub family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Staub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staub census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Staub

Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Staub. 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.

View all Staub immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Staub. For the veterans among your Staub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Staub military records

You've only scratched the surface of Staub family history.

Discover More

What is the average Staub lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Staub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Staub in 1948 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staub

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Staub family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial