Heber Family History

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Heber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a carrier (someone who loaded or transported goods), from an agent derivative of Middle High German heben ‘to lift’. French (Héber): from a Germanic personal name derived from eber ‘boar’.

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


Similar surnames: Hober, Eber, Reber, Heyer, Heger, Weber, Helber, Huber, Haber, Hebel

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Heber Family Origin

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Heber Family Occupations

What did your Heber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heber family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heber. The most common Heber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Heber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Machinist

    4%
  • Baker

    2%

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

Heber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heber Life Expectancy

What is the average Heber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Heber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Heber in 1945 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heber 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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