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Tubbs Family History

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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Where is the Tubbs family from?

You can see how Tubbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tubbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tubbs families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 101 Tubbs families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Tubbs's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Tubbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tubbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tubbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tubbs. 21% of Tubbs men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Tubbs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tubbs were Truck Driver and Housework.

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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
    21%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Housework
    6%
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What Tubbs family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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