Webber Family History

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Webber Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Country): occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Weber.

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

Similar surnames: Weber, Werber, Weider, Reiber, Wever, Weiser, Weiler, Pember, Weaber

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Webber Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Webber name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Webber. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Webber Family Origin

Where is the Webber family from?

Webber Family Occupations

What did your Webber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Webber family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Webber. The most common Webber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Webber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Webber Historical Records

What Webber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 356,000 census records available for the last name Webber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Webber 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 38,000 immigration records available for the last name Webber. 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 42,000 military records available for the last name Webber. For the veterans among your Webber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Webber Life Expectancy

What is the average Webber lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Webber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Webber in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Webber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Webber 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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