Alber Name Meaning

from the personal name Alber, a reduced form of either Adalbert (see Albert) or Adalbero (from elements meaning ‘noble bear’). topographic name from Middle High German alber(boum) ‘white poplar’, from Old High German albari (ultimately from Latin albus ‘white’, ‘pale’).

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


Similar surnames: Albert, Arber, Almer, Alger, Alder, Alter, Aber, Salber, Kober, Lier

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Alber Family Origin

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Alber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Alber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Alber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alber family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alber.

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Alber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Alber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Alber in 1952 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alber

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