Haber Family History

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Haber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats, from Middle High German haber(e) ‘oats’, modern German Hafer. As a Jewish surname, it is in many cases ornamental. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Haber in Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Hafer, Hober, Haver, Hader, Huber, Naber, Hamer, Hager, Hauber, Hayer

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Haber Family Origin

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Haber Family Occupations

What did your Haber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haber. 13% of Haber men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Haber women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haber were Manager and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Saleslady
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Haber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Haber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haber 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Haber. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Haber. For the veterans among your Haber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haber Life Expectancy

What is the average Haber lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Haber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haber in 1951 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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