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Gabor Name Meaning

Hungarian (Gábor) and Jewish (from Hungary): from the personal name Gábor, Hungarian form of Gabriel.

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


Similar surnames: Gaber, Tabor, Bator, Nabor, Garber, Javor, Mayor, Gabe, Gahr, Sambor

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Where is the Gabor family from?

You can see how Gabor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gabor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gabor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Gabor families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Gabor's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gabor families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gabor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gabor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gabor. 24% of Gabor men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Gabor women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gabor were Labor and Cook.

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Coal Miner
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    14%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gabor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabor 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gabor. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gabor. For the veterans among your Gabor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gabor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gabor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gabor in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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