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Sorber Name Meaning

German: topographic name from a Bavarian dialect word sorbe, surbe ‘marsh’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Surber, Lorber, Storer, Horner, Korber, Serber, Stuber, Sorter

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Sorber Family Origin

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Sorber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sorber family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorber. The most common Sorber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sorber's were Farmers.

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Sorber Historical Records

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Sorber Life Expectancy

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