Erbe Family History

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Erbe Name Meaning

German: variant of Erb.

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

Similar surnames: Erben, Erber, Eke, Erle, Erby, Emge, Ergle, Elbe, Zerbe, Erb

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Erbe Family Origin

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Erbe Family Occupations

What did your Erbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Erbe. 14% of Erbe men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Erbe women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Erbe were Machinist and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Maid

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

Erbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Erbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erbe 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 Erbe. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Erbe. For the veterans among your Erbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Erbe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Erbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Erbe in 1954 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erbe 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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