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Taube Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Taube ‘pigeon’, ‘dove’ (Middle High German tube). The German name is either a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves or pigeons or a nickname for a mild and gentle person; the Jewish surname is ornamental. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Toybe (from Yiddish toyb ‘dove’).

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


Similar surnames: Tauber, Taub, Laube, Traub, Staub, Daube, Dube, Babe, Daub, Aube

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Where is the Taube family from?

You can see how Taube families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taube family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Taube families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Taube families living in Illinois. This was about 54% of all the recorded Taube's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Taube families in 1880.
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What did your Taube ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taube. 19% of Taube men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Taube women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taube were Printer and Saleslady.

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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
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Printer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Saleslady
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Taube. 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 Taube. For the veterans among your Taube ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taube lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Taube life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Taube in 1952 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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