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Wubben Name Meaning

North German and East Frisian (Wübben); Dutch: patronymic from Wubbe a Frisian short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with walt ‘rule power’ or wolf ‘wolf’ as the first element. Compare Wuebben .

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


Similar surnames: Ubben, Lubben, Wibben, Sebben, Gebben, Wuebben, Hibben, Wobbe

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Where is the Wubben family from?

You can see how Wubben families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wubben family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wubben families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 31 Wubben families living in Illinois. This was about 76% of all the recorded Wubben's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Wubben families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wubben surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wubben ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Wubben. 40% of Wubben men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Farming
    25%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    5%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wubben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wubben 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Wubben. 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 154 military records available for the last name Wubben. For the veterans among your Wubben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wubben lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wubben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Wubben in 1962 was 56, and 88 in 2004.

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