Bober Family History

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Bober Name Meaning

Eastern German and Jewish (from Ukraine and Poland): from Polish bóbr ‘beaver’, Yiddish bober, applied as an ornamental name or as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Similar surnames: Bobek, Hober, Boxer, Kober, Ober, Tober, Boker, Bobe, Sober, Beber

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Bober Family Origin

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Bober Family Occupations

What did your Bober ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bober family was Rafting Timber. The most common Bober occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Bober's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bober.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Rafting Timber


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Bober Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bober 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 Bober. 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 Bober. For the veterans among your Bober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bober Life Expectancy

What is the average Bober lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bober in 1952 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bober ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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