Tubbs Family History

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Tubbs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tubbe (see Tubb).

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

Similar surnames: Tibbs, Tubb, Stubbs, Robbs, Hobbs, Nobbs, Hubby, Tukes, Mobbs, Tabb

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Tubbs Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tubbs name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Tubbs Family Origin

Where is the Tubbs family from?

Tubbs Family Occupations

What did your Tubbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tubbs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Tubbs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tubbs. A less common occupation for the Tubbs family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Tubbs Historical Records

What Tubbs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Tubbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tubbs 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 Tubbs. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Tubbs. For the veterans among your Tubbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tubbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Tubbs lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tubbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tubbs in 1942 was 21, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tubbs 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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