Loeb Family History

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Loeb Name Meaning

German (Löb) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a strong man, from Middle High German lebe, lewe ‘lion’, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a lion. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Leib.

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


Similar surnames: Leeb, Lieb, Low, Loe, Goeb, Liebe, Lobb, Loebs, Noe, Lier

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Loeb Family Origin

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Loeb Family Occupations

What did your Loeb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loeb. A less common occupation for the Loeb family was Clothier. The most common Loeb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 6% of Loeb's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Clothier

    4%

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

Loeb Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Loeb Life Expectancy

What is the average Loeb lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Loeb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Loeb in 1950 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loeb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loeb 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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