Straub Family History

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Straub Name Meaning

German (Austria): nickname from Middle High German strup ‘rough’, ‘unkempt’.

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

Similar surnames: Strub, Staub, Traub, Straut, Strauss, Taub, Strahl, Traum, Schaub

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Straub Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Straub name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Straub. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Straub Family Origin

Where is the Straub family from?

Straub Family Occupations

What did your Straub ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Straub occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Straub's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Straub family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straub.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Straub ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Straub Historical Records

What Straub family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Straub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Straub census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Straub. 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 Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Straub. For the veterans among your Straub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Straub Life Expectancy

What is the average Straub lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Straub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1946. The average life expectancy for Straub in 1946 was 100, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Straub

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Straub ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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