Kleiber Family History

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Kleiber Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle High German kleben ‘to stick or bind’, an occupational name for a builder working with clay or, in Swabia, for someone who applied whitewash. in Bavaria and Austria, an occupational name for a shingle maker, from Middle High German klieben ‘to split (wood or stone)’. Compare Klauber.

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

Similar surnames: Kleber, Klauber, Klepper, Klemmer, Kleier, Treiber, Klever, Koerber

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Kleiber Family Origin

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Kleiber Family Occupations

What did your Kleiber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kleiber. 39% of Kleiber men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Kleiber women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kleiber were Carpenter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kleiber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kleiber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kleiber 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kleiber. 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 Kleiber. For the veterans among your Kleiber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kleiber Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kleiber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kleiber in 1953 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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