Hober Name Meaning

German (Höber): occupational name for someone whose work involved lifting heavy loads, from an agent derivative of Middle High German heben ‘to lift’, or habitational name for someone from Höver near Ülzen. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or ornamental name from Yiddish hober ‘oats’. Compare Haber.

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


Similar surnames: Kober, Huber, Haber, Heber, Ober, Hofer, Tober, Homer, Lober, Hover

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Hober Family Origin

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Hober Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    6%
  • Carpenter And Joiner

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hober family was Carpenter And Joiner. The most common Hober occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hober's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hober.

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Hober Historical Records

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Hober Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Hober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hober in 1962 was 94, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hober

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