Duba History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The prestigious surname Duba comes from the region of Provence, in France. The surname Duba 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 Duba family
The surname Duba 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. 
Early History of the Duba family
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Duba 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 Duba family (pre 1700)
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In South Africa, the name Duba is the 953rd most popular surname with an estimated 7,198 people with that name. 
Migration of the Duba 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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Duba (post 1700) +
- F. E. Duba, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for South Dakota State Treasurer, 1920 
Related Stories +
- ^ Olivier, Reginald L. Your Ancient Canadian Family Ties. Logan: The Everton Publishers, Inc., P.O. Box 368, 1972. Print
- ^ https://forebears.io/south-africa/surnames
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html