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Eber Name Meaning

South German: from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names formed with eber ‘boar’. South German: from Middle High German eber ‘boar’, applied as nickname for a man of strength or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of boar. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eber ‘boar’ (see 1), most likely a name assigned by Christian government officials.

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


Similar surnames: Ober, Heber, Reber, Erber, Leber, Eder, Weber, Uber, Kober, Ebner

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Eber Family Origin

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Eber Family Occupations

What did your Eber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Eber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eber family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eber.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Eber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eber 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eber. For the veterans among your Eber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eber Life Expectancy

What is the average Eber lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Eber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eber in 1950 was 42, and 92 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eber 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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