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Subia Name Meaning

Spanish: Castilianized form of Basque Zubia, or variant of Spanish Zubia. This surname is found mostly in Mexico. Italian (Sicily): possibly from subbia ‘chisel’, ‘awl’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such tools.

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


Similar surnames: Suba, Zubia, Lumia, Rubin, Rubi, Kuba, Lupia, Cubit, Sui, Sabia

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Where is the Subia family from?

You can see how Subia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Subia family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Subia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Subia families living in Texas. This was about 90% of all the recorded Subia's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Subia families in 1880.
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What did your Subia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Subia. 52% of Subia men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Subia women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Subia were Plasterer 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
    52%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Labor
    13%
  • Plasterer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    40%
  • Laundress
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Subia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Subia 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Subia. 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 330 military records available for the last name Subia. For the veterans among your Subia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Subia lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Subia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Subia in 1952 was 27, and 64 in 2004.

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