Koerber Family History

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Koerber Name Meaning

German (Körber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a basket maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German korp, German Korb ‘basket’.

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


Similar surnames: Korber, Koerner, Kober, Kerner, Werber, Gerber, Sperber, Koetter

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Koerber Family Origin

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Koerber Family Occupations

What did your Koerber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koerber family was Grocer. The most common Koerber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Koerber's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koerber.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Grocer

    4%

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

Koerber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koerber Life Expectancy

What is the average Koerber lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Koerber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Koerber in 1949 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koerber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koerber 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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