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Sparber Family History

Sparber Name Meaning

German: variant of Sperber . Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from Yiddish shparber ‘sparrowhawk’ (see Sperber ).

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


Similar surnames: Sperber, Sparer, Garber, Sparger, Farber, Sauber, Stauber, Starker

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Where is the Sparber family from?

You can see how Sparber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sparber family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sparber families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Sparber families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 79% of all the recorded Sparber's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sparber families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sparber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sparber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sparber. 25% of Sparber men worked as a Salesman and 29% of Sparber women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sparber were Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Typist
    22%
  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sparber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sparber 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 587 immigration records available for the last name Sparber. 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 298 military records available for the last name Sparber. For the veterans among your Sparber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sparber lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sparber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sparber in 1960 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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