Subia Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Subia Name Meaning

Spanish: Castilianized form of Basque Zubia, or variant of Spanish Zubia. This surname is found mostly in Mexico. Italian (Sicily): possibly from subbia ‘chisel’, ‘awl’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such tools.

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


Similar surnames: Suba, Zubia, Lumia, Rubin, Rubi, Kuba, Lupia, Cubit, Sui, Sabia

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Subia Family Origin

Where is the Subia family from?

Subia Family Occupations

What did your Subia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Subia. 52% of Subia men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Subia women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Subia were Plasterer and Housekeeper

View Census data for Subia | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    52%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Labor
    13%
  • Plasterer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    40%
  • Laundress
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%

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

Subia Historical Records

What Subia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Subia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Subia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Subia

Passenger List

There are 521 immigration records available for the last name Subia. 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.

View all Subia immigration records

Draft Card

There are 330 military records available for the last name Subia. For the veterans among your Subia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Subia military records

You've only scratched the surface of Subia family history.

Subia Life Expectancy

What is the average Subia lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Subia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Subia in 1952 was 27, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Subia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Subia ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Subia Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED