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Korb Family History

Korb Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German korb, German Korb ‘basket’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker or for a peddler who carried his wares around in a basket. In Bavaria it also denoted the occupant of a laborer’s cottage built with wattle (i.e. interwoven twigs) and daub.

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

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Name Distribution of Korb Families

  • Number of Korb families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Korb families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Korb last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Korb Family Origin

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Korb Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Korb

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Korb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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