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Urbas Family History

Urbas Name Meaning

Polish (Urbas), Slovenian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a derivative of the personal name Urban. The reason for its adoption as a surname by Jews (who never used it as a personal name) is unknown.

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


Similar surnames: Urban, Kuras, Arias, Ras, Orban, Durban, Bas, Kubas, Urbain, Buras

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Where is the Urbas family from?

You can see how Urbas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urbas family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Urbas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Urbas family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Urbas's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Urbas families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Urbas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Urbas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Urbas. 31% of Urbas men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Urbas women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Urbas were Butcher and Sales Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Butcher
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Sales Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Urbas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urbas 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 710 immigration records available for the last name Urbas. 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 830 military records available for the last name Urbas. For the veterans among your Urbas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Urbas lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Urbas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Urbas in 1948 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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