Tober Family History

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Tober Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Toba in Thuringia or Tober in Styria. German: from a derivative of Tobe, a short form of the personal name Tobias. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Tauber.

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

Similar surnames: Kober, Tobe, Hober, Ober, Tomer, Stober, Lober, Tower, Toben, Taber

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Tober Family Origin

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Tober Family Occupations

What did your Tober ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tober family was Works In Stone Quary. The most common Tober occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Tober's were Farmers. Farmer, Coach Smith and R. Road Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tober.

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  • Farmer

  • Coach Smith

  • R. Road Laborer

  • Works In Stone Quary


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tober ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tober Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tober census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tober. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Tober. For the veterans among your Tober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tober Life Expectancy

What is the average Tober lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tober in 1958 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tober ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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