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Liber Family History

Liber Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Liber a short form of Liberman . German: variant of Lieber . French and Walloon: variant of Libert . French (southern): nickname for a freedman Old French libert from Latin libertus.

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


Similar surnames: Libert, Lier, Lieber, Liberi, Kober, Leiber, Libera, Leber, Rimer

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Where is the Liber family from?

You can see how Liber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Liber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Liber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Liber families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Liber's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Liber families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Liber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Liber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Liber. 20% of Liber men worked as a Salesman and 38% of Liber women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liber were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    38%
  • Clerk
    38%
  • Teacher
    25%
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What Liber family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Liber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liber 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 856 immigration records available for the last name Liber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Liber. For the veterans among your Liber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Liber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Liber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Liber in 1945 was 21, and 79 in 2004.

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