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Rubner Surname Meaning

German:: (also Rübner): habitational name for someone from a place called Ruben Rubenau Rüben or Rübenau. occupational name for a beet or turnip farmer from an agent derivative of Middle High German ruobe ‘beet turnip’.

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


Similar surnames: Dubner, Turner, Ruble, Risner, Zuber, Dunner, Haubner, Deubner

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Where is the Rubner family from?

You can see how Rubner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rubner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rubner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Rubner family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rubner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rubner families in 1911.
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What did your Rubner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rubner. 24% of Rubner men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Rubner women worked as a Maid. .

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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
    24%
  • Painter
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rubner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubner 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 593 immigration records available for the last name Rubner. 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 819 military records available for the last name Rubner. For the veterans among your Rubner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rubner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rubner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rubner in 1963 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

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