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Gaber Name Meaning

Muslim (Egyptian Arabic): variant of Jaber. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Haber. German: from a short form of the personal name Gabriel. Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Gabrijel (see Gabriel). Slovenian: topographic name from gaber ‘hornbeam’, denoting someone who lived by a place where hornbeams grew. It may also be a shortened American form of the surnames Gaberšek or Gaberšcek, which have the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: Gabel, Gabler, Garber, Graber, Haber, Gabe, Naber, Faber, Gauer

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Gaber Family Origin

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Gaber Family Occupations

What did your Gaber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Flower Factory and Boarding Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaber. The most common Gaber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gaber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaber family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Works In Flower Factory

    9%
  • Boarding Saloon

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaber ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaber Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaber lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gaber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Gaber in 1953 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaber 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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