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Dube Name Meaning

French (Dubé): of uncertain origin. It may be a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Le Bec, which are named either from Gaulish becco ‘high ground’ or from Germanic bec ‘stream’ (see Beck). Breton: nickname meaning ‘pigeon’. Eastern German, Sorbian, or other Slavic: from Sorbian or Slavic dub ‘oak’, hence a nickname for a strong or solid man, a topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent oak or in an area where oak trees were abundant, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Dubá or Doubé, both frequent Czech place names. North German: variant of Duwe. Indian (northern states); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Brahman) name meaning ‘one who knows (or has studied) two Vedas’, from Sanskrit dvivedi ‘one who knows two Vedas’, from dvi ‘two’ + veda ‘Veda’, ‘knowledge’. This name is a cognate of Gujarati Dave.

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


Similar surnames: Duke, Due, Dub, Duwe, Rube, Duby, Duhe, Mule, Daube, Duin

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Dube Family Origin

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Dube Family Occupations

What did your Dube ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dube occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 13% of Dube's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journeyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dube. A less common occupation for the Dube family was School.

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  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Journeyman

    7%
  • School

    6%

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Dube Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dube. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dube 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dube. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dube. For the veterans among your Dube ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dube Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dube life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dube in 1946 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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