Cubit Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cubit ‘forearm’ (from Latin cubitum), presumably applied as a nickname for someone with strong or otherwise remarkable forearms; in its extended sense, as a unit of length, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a builder.

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


Similar surnames: Quint, Cain, Cupit, Rubin, Rubio, Cubitt, Subia, Hundt, Lubin, Curie

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Cubit Family Origin

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Cubit Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Domestique

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, Cultivateur and Domestique were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cubit. The most common Cubit occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Cubit's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Cubit family was Labourer.

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Cubit Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Cubit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cubit in 1960 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cubit

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