Erbes Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German erweiz ‘pea’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower of peas, or perhaps a nickname for someone who was small and round.

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


Similar surnames: Erber, Derbes, Kries, Pries, Eiben, Elbe, Erker, Berkes, Erben, Fries

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Erbes Family Origin

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Erbes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Erbes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Erbes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Erbes family was Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erbes.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Erbes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Erbes in 1963 was 79, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erbes

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