Kerber Family History

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Kerber Name Meaning

German: variant of Körber (see Korber) or Gerber.

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


Similar surnames: Kerper, Gerber, Korber, Kerker, Ferber, Herber, Kerner, Berber

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Kerber Family Origin

Where is the Kerber family from?

Kerber Family Occupations

What did your Kerber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerber. A less common occupation for the Kerber family was Keeping House. The most common Kerber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kerber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Kerber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kerber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerber lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kerber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kerber in 1942 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerber 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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