Waber Family History

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Waber Name Meaning

German and Jewish: Americanized variant of Weber.

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

Similar surnames: Weaber, Gaber, Waser, Weber, Wager, Aber, Water, Haber, Raber, Rabey

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Waber Family Origin

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Waber Family Occupations

What did your Waber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waber. A less common occupation for the Waber family was Keeping House. The most common Waber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Waber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Keeping House


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Waber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Waber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waber 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 Waber. 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 827 military records available for the last name Waber. For the veterans among your Waber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waber Life Expectancy

What is the average Waber lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Waber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Waber in 1963 was 68, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waber 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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