Werber Family History

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Werber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a merchant or entrepreneur, German Werber, Middle High German wërbære.

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


Similar surnames: Gerber, Weber, Erber, Webber, Lerner, Herzer, Farber, Werder, Wetter

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Werber Family Origin

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Werber Family Occupations

What did your Werber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Werber occupation in the USA was Cook. 8% of Werber's were Cooks. A less common occupation for the Werber family was Gardener. Cook, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werber.

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  • Cook

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Gardener

    8%

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

Werber Historical Records

What Werber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Werber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werber 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Werber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Werber. For the veterans among your Werber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werber Life Expectancy

What is the average Werber lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Werber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Werber in 1954 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werber 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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