Lorber Family History

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Lorber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a grocer, a seller of herbs and spices, from Middle High German lörber ‘laurel’, ‘bay (tree)’. Slovenian: nickname from lorber, an informal word meaning ‘laurel’, ‘bay’, of German origin (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Lober, Loder, Lerner, Kober, Forer, Lotter, Sorber, Lobel, Farber

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Lorber Family Origin

Where is the Lorber family from?

Lorber Family Occupations

What did your Lorber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lorber occupation in the USA was At Home. 9% of Lorber's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Lorber family was General Laborer. At Home, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorber.

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  • At Home

  • Cooper

  • Farmer

  • General Laborer


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

Lorber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lorber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorber 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lorber. 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 Lorber. For the veterans among your Lorber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorber Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorber lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lorber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lorber in 1952 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorber 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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