Ferber Family History

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Ferber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Färber (see Farber).

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


Similar surnames: Farber, Werber, Faerber, Felber, Gerber, Kerber, Berber, Herber

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Ferber Family Origin

Where is the Ferber family from?

Ferber Family Occupations

What did your Ferber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferber family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ferber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Ferber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferber.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Ferber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ferber

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferber. 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 Ferber. For the veterans among your Ferber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferber Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ferber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ferber in 1945 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferber 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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