Kelber Family History

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Kelber Name Meaning

shortened form of Kelberer, occupational name for someone who reared calves, from Middle High German kalb, kalp (plural kelber) + the agent suffix -er. habitational name for someone from a place called Kelbra on the Unstrut river.

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


Similar surnames: Kaelber, Helber, Kolber, Felber, Keller, Kelker, Kelter, Melber

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Kelber Family Origin

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Kelber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Basquet Factory

    7%
  • Boarder

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Kelber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Kelber's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Basquet Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelber. A less common occupation for the Kelber family was Boarder.

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Kelber Life Expectancy

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