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Babu Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat, Maharashtra, southern states): Hindu name meaning ‘father’, derived from Prakrit bappa, used as a respectful term of address for a man, also as a term of endearment for a male child. In Gujarat and Maharashtra the family name comes from the respectful term of address, while in the southern states the term of endearment evolved into a male given name, which is used as a family name among South Indians in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Abu, Baba, Babe, Babin, Bao, Bau, Basu, Barba, Baro, Batz

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Where is the Babu family from?

You can see how Babu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Babu family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Babu families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Babu families living in Missouri. This was about 67% of all the recorded Babu's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Babu families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 201 census records available for the last name Babu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babu 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Babu. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 922 military records available for the last name Babu. For the veterans among your Babu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Babu lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Babu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Babu in 1965 was 69, and 70 in 2004.

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