History of your Surname
Get access to Nebeker family records.Start a free trial

Nebeker Family History

Nebeker Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Niebecker: occupational name for a baker who was new in town or a habitational name for someone from Niebeck (near Uelzen).

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


Similar surnames: Neubecker, Neeser, Necker, Recker, Hebeler, Beeker, Reker, Peeper

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Nebeker family from?

You can see how Nebeker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nebeker family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Nebeker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Nebeker families living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Nebeker's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Nebeker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nebeker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nebeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nebeker. 47% of Nebeker men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Nebeker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nebeker were Rancher and Nurse. .

View Census Data for Nebeker | Data not to scale

*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 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Rancher
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Saleslady
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Nurse
    23%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Nebeker family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nebeker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nebeker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Nebeker

Passenger Lists

There are 209 immigration records available for the last name Nebeker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Nebeker immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 603 military records available for the last name Nebeker. For the veterans among your Nebeker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nebeker military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nebeker family history

Discover More

What is the average Nebeker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nebeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Nebeker in 1959 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nebeker

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Nebeker family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial