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Sauber Family History

Sauber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tidy or well-groomed person, from Middle High German suber ‘smart’, ‘neat’, German sauber ‘clean’. The Jewish name was frequently ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Sauer, Tauber, Hauber, Suber, Sauser, Stuber, Rauber, Taube, Stauber

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Where is the Sauber family from?

You can see how Sauber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sauber family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sauber families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Sauber families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Sauber's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Sauber families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sauber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sauber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sauber. 18% of Sauber men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Sauber women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sauber were Salesman and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    32%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sauber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sauber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 835 immigration records available for the last name Sauber. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sauber. For the veterans among your Sauber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sauber lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sauber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sauber in 1953 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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