Arber Family History

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Arber Name Meaning

English: variant of Harber. South German: either from Middle High German arber ‘tree’ (related to Latin arbor), an occupational name for a forester or perhaps a habitational name from some place named with this word, or from Arbihari, a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German arbi ‘inheritance’ + hari ‘army’.

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

Similar surnames: Alber, Erber, Garber, Karber, Barber, Arner, Kober, Zuber, Farber

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Arber Family Origin

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Arber Family Occupations

What did your Arber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arber. 25% of Arber men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Arber women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arber were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • New Worker
  • Housewife

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

Arber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Arber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arber 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arber. 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 796 military records available for the last name Arber. For the veterans among your Arber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arber Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Arber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Arber in 1957 was 39, and 84 in 2003.

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