Erben Family History

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Erben Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Erb or Erbe. This name was common in Bohemia in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Erber, Eiben, Eben, Erbes, Ebben, Erbe, Reuben, Gebben, Eggen, Ermel

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Erben Family Origin

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Erben Family Occupations

What did your Erben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erben. A less common occupation for the Erben family was Clerk At Carpet Store. The most common Erben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Erben's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk At Carpet Store

    6%

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Erben Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Erben Life Expectancy

What is the average Erben lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Erben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Erben in 1964 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erben 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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