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Saber Family History

Saber Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Sabir. English: variant of Seaberg. Southern French: nickname for a wise or knowledgeable man, from Occitan saber ‘to know’, which could also have the sense of ‘knowledge’.

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


Similar surnames: Sager, Gaber, Saler, Sober, Taber, Kaber, Sabir, Sayer, Sader, Speer

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Where is the Saber family from?

You can see how Saber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Saber families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Saber families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Saber's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Saber families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saber. 25% of Saber men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Saber women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saber were Proprietor and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Saber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saber 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 987 immigration records available for the last name Saber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saber. For the veterans among your Saber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saber lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Saber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Saber in 1949 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

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