. These place names are in turn derived from the Old High German word "loup" denoting "a leafy or deciduous wood."
The surname laub was first found in Kassel, in Hesse (central Germany) where one of the earliest of the name on written record was Else undir der Loeyben, in 1358. One line of the surname comes from Lauba, near Saarbruecken in the Rhine Province.
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