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Kleber Name Meaning

from an agent derivate of kleben ‘to bind or stick’, hence an occupational name for someone who applied clay daub on buildings or, in Swabia, for someone who applied whitewash. habitational name from various occurrences of Kleber as a field name; the etymology is uncertain. perhaps a habitational name for someone from Cleve in Westphalia (see Kleve).

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


Similar surnames: Kleiber, Klever, Kleier, Kober, Klauer, Leber, Klaver, Kolber, Klee

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Kleber Family Origin

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Kleber Family Occupations

What did your Kleber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleber. A less common occupation for the Kleber family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Kleber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kleber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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Kleber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kleber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleber lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kleber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kleber in 1957 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kleber 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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