Baber Family History

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Baber Name Meaning

English (Gloucester, Somerset, and Wiltshire): unexplained. German: habitational name from either of two places called Baben, in Silesia and Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Haber, Bauer, Bamber, Beaber, Barber, Baker, Naber, Baer, Bober, Babe

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Baber Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baber name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baber. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Baber Family Origin

Where is the Baber family from?

Baber Family Occupations

What did your Baber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baber. The most common Baber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Baber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Baber family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baber ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baber Historical Records

What Baber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Baber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Baber. 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 Card

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

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Baber Life Expectancy

What is the average Baber lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Baber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Baber in 1952 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baber ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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