Taube Family History

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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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Taube Family Origin

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Taube Family Occupations

What did your Taube ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Taube family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Taube occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Taube's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Brick Jard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Taube.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Brick Jard

  • Cabinet Maker


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Taube Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Taube. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taube 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 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 Card

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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Taube Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taube 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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