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Hober Name Meaning

German (Höber): occupational name for someone whose work involved lifting heavy loads, from an agent derivative of Middle High German heben ‘to lift’, or habitational name for someone from Höver near Ülzen. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or ornamental name from Yiddish hober ‘oats’. Compare Haber.

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


Similar surnames: Kober, Huber, Haber, Heber, Ober, Hofer, Tober, Homer, Lober, Hover

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Hober Family Origin

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Hober Family Occupations

What did your Hober ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hober family was Carpenter And Joiner. The most common Hober occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hober's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hober.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    6%
  • Carpenter And Joiner

    6%

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

Hober Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hober Life Expectancy

What is the average Hober lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hober in 1962 was 94, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hober 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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