Traub Family History

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Traub Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a wine-grower, from Middle High German trube ‘bunch of grapes’, German Traube. In some cases the German name may originally have been habitational, for someone who lived at a house marked with the sign of a bunch of grapes, while the Jewish surname was often an ornamental adoption.

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


Similar surnames: Traum, Taube, Taub, Staub, Trapp, Grau, Traut, Treu, Braun, Straub

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Traub Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Traub name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Traub. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    35%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • European Jewish

    15%

  • Germanic Europe

    12%

  • Italy

    4%

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Traub Family Origin

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Traub Family Occupations

What did your Traub ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Traub family was Tailor. The most common Traub occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Traub's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Traub.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Traub ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Traub Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Traub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Traub 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Traub. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Traub. For the veterans among your Traub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Traub Life Expectancy

What is the average Traub lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Traub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Traub in 1945 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Traub

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Traub 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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