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Zuber Surname Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker from Middle High German zuber ‘(two-handled) tub’; or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a tub. Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named denoting an alpine stream or a topographic name from the Alemannic field name Zube denoting a running well fed by an alpine stream. Slovak (also Zúber): nickname from zuber ‘European bison’. Czech: variant of Zubr a cognate of 3 above; or a surname of German origin (see 1 above). Polish: unexplained. Serbian and Croatian: presumably a derivative of zub ‘tooth’.7: Slovenian (Žuber): unexplained.8: Muslim (mainly Ethiopia): variant of Zubair .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Huber, Kober, Haber, Uber, Hober, Ufer, Buser, Gruber, Auer, Kuter

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You can see how Zuber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zuber family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Zuber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 45 Zuber families living in Ontario. This was about 98% of all the recorded Zuber's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Zuber families in 1911.
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What did your Zuber ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Zuber. 50% of Zuber men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Zuber women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zuber were Bartender and Housework. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
  • Bartender

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Dressmaker
  • Housework
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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Zuber. For the veterans among your Zuber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Zuber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Zuber in 1945 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

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