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Yakub Name Meaning

Arabic and Assyrian/Chaldean: from a variant of the Arabic and Syriac personal name Yaʿqūb ‘Jacob’ (see Yaqub ). Americanized form of Slovak Czech or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Jakub ‘Jacob’.

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


Similar surnames: Jakub, Taub, Yasui, Yacoub, Laub, Daub, Jakob, Yakel, Yakubov, Raub

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Where is the Yakub family from?

You can see how Yakub families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yakub family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Yakub family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Yakub's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Yakub families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 243 census records available for the last name Yakub. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yakub 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Yakub. 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 137 military records available for the last name Yakub. For the veterans among your Yakub ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yakub lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2000, in the United States, Yakub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Yakub in 1977 was 56, and 75 in 2000.

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