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Haba Name Meaning

Czech: from a shortened form of any of various Old Czech traditional personal names formed with habat ‘to take’, or from a pet form of Havel. Polish: perhaps a variant of Chaba, from a dialect word meaning ‘rib’ or ‘dry branch’. Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name from Polish chaba, a kind of coarse white woolen cloth.

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


Similar surnames: Gaba, Raba, Baba, Kaba, Kara, Saba, Hain, Laba, Hada, Hara

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Where is the Haba family from?

You can see how Haba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haba family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Haba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Haba families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 42% of all the recorded Haba's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Haba families in 1911.
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What did your Haba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haba. 37% of Haba men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Haba women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haba were Salesman and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    67%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Haba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haba 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 680 immigration records available for the last name Haba. 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 261 military records available for the last name Haba. For the veterans among your Haba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haba lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Haba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Haba in 1942 was 41, and 58 in 2004.

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