Show ContentsDub History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Dub comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Dub is of local origin, and is therefore a type of hereditary surname. Local surnames are derived either from an already existing place-name or from a local feature of the geography.

Early Origins of the Dub family

The surname Dub was first found in Provence where this esteemed family has held a family seat since ancient times.

Originating from the d'Ubaye river region in this province, the family grew and branched to Brittany (French: Bretagne), where members were known as the Dube de la Garenne family, and were noted for their devoted service to the King and for their contributions in their communities. In the middle of the 19th century, members of this family immigrated to the New World, where they flourished and became a notable and large family.

Mathurin Dube, born in 1631, son of Jean and Renée, travelled from Normandy to Canada in the 17th century. He married Marie Campion at Sainte-Famille, Quebec on 3rd September 1670. They had nine children together, 5 daughters and 4 sons. [1]

Early History of the Dub family

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Dub Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dube, Dubet, Dubais, Dubé, Dubée, Dubaie, Duber, Dubey, Dubay, Dubbe, Dubbet, Dubbais, Dubbée, Dubbé, Dubbaie, Dubber, Dubbey, Dubbay and many more.

Early Notables of the Dub family

Notable amongst the names at this time was

  • Dube of Provence

Migration of the Dub family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: August Dube who settled in Texas in 1854; Crisbian Dube, aged 52; who settled in New York in 1852; Hein Dube, aged 14; who settled in 1852; Johan Dube, aged 25.

  1. Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print on Facebook