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Strub Family History

Strub Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with stiff, bristly hair, from Middle Low German struf, Middle High German strup ‘unkempt’, ‘rough’. Compare Struve.

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


Similar surnames: Straub, Staub, Strupp, Strutz, Stroh, Taub, Strunk, Struve, Traub

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Where is the Strub family from?

You can see how Strub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Strub family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Strub families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 31 Strub families living in Illinois. This was about 15% of all the recorded Strub's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Strub families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Strub surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Strub ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Strub. 17% of Strub men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Strub women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strub were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Strub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strub 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 Strub. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Strub. For the veterans among your Strub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Strub lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Strub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Strub in 1959 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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