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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Taub

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Taub is of German origin and means "A dove".
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From Old High German toub, from Proto-Germanic *daubaz (“deaf”). See there for further cognates.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Taub

Daniel Taub is an Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom and List of Israeli ambassadors to the United Kingdom.


Menachem was born in 1923 in Transylvania. Menachem is also known as Kaliver Rebbe.


Ben was born in 1889. He breathed his last breath in 1982.


Abraham Taub was a scientist in the fields of mathematics and physics. Abraham was born on February 1st, 1911 in Chicago. He left this life on August 9th, 1999.


Robert was born in 1955.


Shais was born in Chicago, Illinois. Shais is also known as Thompson and Seth.


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Popularity of Taub as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Taub U.S.
  White 96.19% 64.26%
  African American 0.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Taub

People with the last name Taub are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Taub

  • How Popular is the name Taub? As a last name Taub was the 11,605th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Taub? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Taub was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Taub: Your name in reverse order is Buat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tbua. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Taub? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,705 people with the last name Taub.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Taub? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Taub as their last name since less than 1 person in 109k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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