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

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Clothier

    4%

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

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Loeb Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loeb

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