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Saba Family History

Saba Name Meaning

Muslim: from an Arabic personal name ?saba?h meaning ‘morning’. This is a popular name in Kuwait. Southern French: nickname from a variant of Occitan sabe ‘tasty’, ‘flavorsome’. Compare Sabourin.

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


Similar surnames: Sada, Sala, Raba, Kaba, Sabat, Gaba, Baba, Sama, Haba, Sava

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Where is the Saba family from?

You can see how Saba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saba family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Saba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Saba families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Saba's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Saba families in 1911.
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What did your Saba ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Saba. 56% of Saba men worked as a Labourer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    56%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Merchant
    23%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Saba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saba 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Saba. 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 Saba. For the veterans among your Saba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saba lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Saba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Saba in 1950 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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