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Rubey Family History

Rubey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Ruby . This surname is now rare in Britain. German: variant of Rubin

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


Similar surnames: Rabey, Trubey, Ruben, Ruby, Rubley, Ruley, Rubel, Rubi, Rubin, Kuney

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Where is the Rubey family from?

You can see how Rubey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rubey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rubey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Rubey families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Rubey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rubey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rubey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rubey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rubey. 16% of Rubey men worked as a Salesman and 37% of Rubey women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rubey were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    37%
  • Maid
    28%
  • Silk Mill
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rubey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubey 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 338 immigration records available for the last name Rubey. 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 478 military records available for the last name Rubey. For the veterans among your Rubey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rubey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Rubey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rubey in 1957 was 74, and 80 in 2003.

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