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Kleiber Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle High German kleben ‘to stick or bind’, an occupational name for a builder working with clay or, in Swabia, for someone who applied whitewash. in Bavaria and Austria, an occupational name for a shingle maker, from Middle High German klieben ‘to split (wood or stone)’. Compare Klauber.

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


Similar surnames: Kleber, Klauber, Klepper, Klemmer, Kleier, Treiber, Klever, Koerber

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Kleiber Family Origin

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Kleiber Family Occupations

What did your Kleiber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kleiber family was Grocer. The most common Kleiber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Kleiber's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleiber.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Grocer

    7%

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

Kleiber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kleiber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleiber lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kleiber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kleiber in 1953 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kleiber 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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