Korber Family History

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Korber Name Meaning

German (also Körber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a basketmaker, from an agent derivative of Korb.

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


Similar surnames: Koerber, Kober, Korver, Kolber, Karber, Korbel, Hober, Farber, Korb

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Korber Family Origin

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Korber Family Occupations

What did your Korber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Korber. The most common Korber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Korber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Korber family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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

Korber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Korber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Korber

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Korber. 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 Korber. For the veterans among your Korber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Korber Life Expectancy

What is the average Korber lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Korber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Korber in 1963 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Korber 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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