Ubben Family History

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Ubben Name Meaning

North German (Frisian): patronymic from Frisian Ubbe, a reduced form of a Germanic personal name beginning with od- ‘property’, ‘possessions’.

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


Similar surnames: Wubben, Lubben, Ebben, Uebel, Sebben, Gebben, Hibben, Ebsen, Eiben

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Ubben Family Origin

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Ubben Family Occupations

What did your Ubben ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ubben. 36% of Ubben men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Ubben women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ubben were Farm Laborer and Beauty Shop

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Chemist
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Beauty Shop
    4%

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

Ubben Historical Records

What Ubben family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ubben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ubben 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Ubben. 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 407 military records available for the last name Ubben. For the veterans among your Ubben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ubben Life Expectancy

What is the average Ubben lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ubben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ubben in 1963 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ubben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ubben 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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