Silber Family History

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Silber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German silber, German Silber ‘silver’; a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith, or often, in the case of the Jewish surname, an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Silver, Silberg, Salber, Bieber, Sieber, Stuber, Stober, Kilber

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Silber Family Origin

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Silber Family Occupations

What did your Silber ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Dry Goods Merchant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silber. A less common occupation for the Silber family was Blacksmith. The most common Silber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Silber's were Farmers.

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Silber Historical Records

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Silber Life Expectancy

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Famous Silber Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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