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Taub Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic):: variant of Taube nickname for a deaf person from Middle High German toup German taub ‘deaf’. The adjective also had the sense ‘dull stupid’ and this may lie behind some examples of the German name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Daub, Taube, Staub, Traub, Lau, Raub, Baum, Laub, Kalb, Maul

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Where is the Taub family from?

You can see how Taub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taub family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Taub families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Taub families living in New York. This was about 39% of all the recorded Taub's in USA. New York had the highest population of Taub families in 1880.
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What did your Taub ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Taub. 23% of Taub men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Taub women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taub were Proprietor 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

  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Operator
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Taub. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Taub. For the veterans among your Taub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taub lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Taub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Taub in 1958 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

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