Sober Name Meaning

Northeastern English: nickname for a person of moderate habits, or a teetotaler. Slovenian (Šober): Slovenian spelling of German Schober. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sauber.

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


Similar surnames: Ober, Shober, Somer, Sobel, Kober, Tober, Bober, Hober, Suber, Cober

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Sober Family Origin

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Sober Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sober family was Retired Farmer. The most common Sober occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sober's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sober.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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Sober Historical Records

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Sober Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Sober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sober in 1955 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

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