Obert Family History

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Obert Name Meaning

German (Swiss): variant of Albert. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German ot, ‘wealth’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Robert, Gobert, Bert, Abert, Nobert, Ebert, Oberst, Gombert, Colbert

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Obert Family Origin

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Obert Family Occupations

What did your Obert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obert family was Brewer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obert. The most common Obert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Obert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Brewer


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

Obert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Obert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Obert. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Obert. For the veterans among your Obert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Obert Life Expectancy

What is the average Obert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Obert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Obert in 1950 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obert 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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