Habben Family History

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Habben Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Hibben, Lubben, Wibben, Hadden, Habel, Gebben, Wubben, Harten, Hagen

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Habben Family Origin

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Habben Family Occupations

What did your Habben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Habben occupation in the USA was Crockery & Glassware. 20% of Habben's were Crockery & Glasswares. Crockery & Glassware, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Habben. A less common occupation for the Habben family was Painter.

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  • Crockery & Glassware

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Painter


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

Habben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Habben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Habben 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Habben. 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 336 military records available for the last name Habben. For the veterans among your Habben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Habben Life Expectancy

What is the average Habben lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Habben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Habben in 1952 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Habben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Habben 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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