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Koerber Name Meaning

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

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


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

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Where is the Koerber family from?

You can see how Koerber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koerber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Koerber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Koerber family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Koerber's in USA. New York had the highest population of Koerber families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koerber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koerber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koerber. 15% of Koerber men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Koerber women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koerber were Truck Driver and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housework
    11%
  • School Teacher
    11%
  • Operator
    11%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 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 Lists

There are 1,000 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 Cards

There are 2,000 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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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.

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