Bub Name Meaning

South German: nickname meaning ‘boy’, Middle High German buobe (originally a nursery word). The word was also used to denote a menial servant, and took on a derogatory meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Bunt, Bay, Taub, Dub, Bumb, Beu, Bur, Bump, Jud, Buza

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Bub Family Origin

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Bub Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bub. The most common Bub occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Bub's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bub family was Wagon Maker.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Saloon Keeper

    6%
  • Wagon Maker

    6%

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Bub Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Bub Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bub in 1950 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

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