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Erbes Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German erweiz ‘pea’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower of peas, or perhaps a nickname for someone who was small and round.

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


Similar surnames: Erber, Derbes, Kries, Pries, Eiben, Elbe, Erker, Berkes, Erben, Fries

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Erbes Family Origin

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Erbes Family Occupations

What did your Erbes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Erbes family was Merchant. The most common Erbes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Erbes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erbes.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%

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Erbes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Erbes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erbes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Erbes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Erbes. For the veterans among your Erbes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erbes Life Expectancy

What is the average Erbes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Erbes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Erbes in 1963 was 79, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erbes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erbes 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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