Stober Family History

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Stober Name Meaning

North German (Stöber): variant of Stöver (see Stoever). German: nickname from Slavic stobor ‘fighter’. German (Stöber): from Middle High German stöuber ‘hunting dog’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or cared for hunting dogs or a nickname for someone who resembled one.

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

Similar surnames: Stuber, Kober, Steber, Steer, Stier, Stover, Steuer, Tober, Stoeber

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Stober Family Origin

Where is the Stober family from?

Stober Family Occupations

What did your Stober ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stober family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stober. The most common Stober occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Stober's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stober ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stober Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Stober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stober 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 Stober. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stober. For the veterans among your Stober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stober Life Expectancy

What is the average Stober lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Stober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Stober in 1957 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stober ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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