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Abert Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from a southern form of the personal name Albrecht (see Albert).

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

Similar surnames: Albert, Obert, Aber, Abele, Aubert, Ebert, Bert, Bern, Alber, Belt

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Where is the Abert family from?

You can see how Abert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Abert families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Abert families living in Ohio. This was about 25% of all the recorded Abert's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Abert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Abert. 21% of Abert men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Abert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abert were Truck Driver and Sales Clerk.

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Sales Clerk
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Abert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 651 immigration records available for the last name Abert. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Abert. For the veterans among your Abert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abert lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Abert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Abert in 1957 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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