Babu Family History

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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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Babu Family Origin

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Babu Family Occupations

What did your Babu ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Babu.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer

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Babu Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Babu Life Expectancy

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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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