Tubman Family History

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Tubman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a cooper, from Middle English tubbe ‘tub’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Turman, Sturman, Putman, Hudman, Buxman, Budman, Gurman, Furman

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Tubman Family Origin

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Tubman Family Occupations

What did your Tubman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tubman. 52% of Tubman men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Tubman women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tubman were Fruit Grower and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Grain Buyer
  • Clerk
  • Fruit Grower

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Char Woman
  • Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Tubman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tubman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tubman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tubman. 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 Card

There are 921 military records available for the last name Tubman. For the veterans among your Tubman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tubman Life Expectancy

What is the average Tubman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Tubman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Tubman in 1964 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tubman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tubman 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.

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