Alber Family History

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Alber Name Meaning

from the personal name Alber, a reduced form of either Adalbert (see Albert) or Adalbero (from elements meaning ‘noble bear’). topographic name from Middle High German alber(boum) ‘white poplar’, from Old High German albari (ultimately from Latin albus ‘white’, ‘pale’).

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

Similar surnames: Albert, Arber, Almer, Alger, Alder, Alter, Aber, Salber, Kober, Lier

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Alber Family Origin

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Alber Family Occupations

What did your Alber ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Bank Manager and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Alber. 13% of Alber men worked as a Bank Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Bank Manager
  • Engineer
  • Farmer
  • Gentlan

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife

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

Alber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Alber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alber. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Alber. For the veterans among your Alber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alber Life Expectancy

What is the average Alber lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Alber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Alber in 1952 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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