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Kolber Name Meaning

(also Kölber): from an agent derivative of Middle High German kolbe ‘club’, ‘cudgel’, hence an occupational name for a person who made wooden clubs, later for an armorer. (Kölber): habitational name for someone from Kolben in Württemberg or Cölbe in Hessen.

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


Similar surnames: Koller, Kober, Kelber, Kolter, Kolker, Hober, Korber, Kocher, Kolberg

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Kolber Family Origin

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Kolber Family Occupations

What did your Kolber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kolber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kolber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Kolber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kolber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolber lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kolber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kolber in 1950 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolber 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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