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Lubben Family History

Lubben Surname Meaning

Dutch; North German and East Frisian (Lübben): patronymic from the personal name Lubbe (German and East Frisian Lübbe). Dutch: from a pet form of the ancient Germanic personal name Lodebert a compound of hlod ‘famous’ + berht ‘bright’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wubben, Ubben, Wibben, Sebben, Lubbers, Lutgen, Leben, Lubin, Luten

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Where is the Lubben family from?

You can see how Lubben families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lubben family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lubben families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Lubben family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Lubben's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lubben families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lubben surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lubben ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lubben. 45% of Lubben men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Lubben women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lubben were Farm Laborer and Secretary. .

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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

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Secretary
    12%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Lubben lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lubben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lubben in 1957 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

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