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Obert Family History

Obert Name Meaning

German and French (northern and Alsace); Hungarian (also Óbert): from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with ōd ‘possession’ + berht ‘bright famous’. Alternatively a variant of Albert (compare 2 and 3 below). Compare also Obrecht . German: altered form of French Aubert . It is of Huguenot origin. French (northern and Alsace): variant of Aubert .

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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Where is the Obert family from?

You can see how Obert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Obert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Obert families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Obert families living in New Jersey. This was about 41% of all the recorded Obert's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Obert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Obert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Obert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Obert. 17% of Obert men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Obert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Obert were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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