Zubia Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Zubia Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Zubia in Granada province or either of two smaller places in Málaga province, so named from zubia ‘rich in water’ (from Arabic). Basque: Pyrenean topographic name from Basque zubi ‘bridge’ + the definite article -a.

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

Similar surnames: Subia, Zurita, Rubi, Lupia, Rubio, Tobia, Dubin, Cuba, Zuber, Lubin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Zubia Family Origin

Where is the Zubia family from?

Zubia Family Occupations

What did your Zubia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Zubia. 67% of Zubia men worked as a Laborer

View Census data for Zubia | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Dish Washer
  • Sectionhand

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

Zubia Historical Records

What Zubia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 554 census records available for the last name Zubia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zubia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Zubia

Passenger List

There are 530 immigration records available for the last name Zubia. 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 Zubia immigration records

Draft Card

There are 211 military records available for the last name Zubia. For the veterans among your Zubia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Zubia military records

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

Zubia Life Expectancy

What is the average Zubia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zubia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Zubia in 1963 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zubia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zubia 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 Zubia Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial