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Wilber Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wild ‘wild’ + bor ‘boar’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilbert, Wilmer, Wilder, Widmer, Filer, Wicker, Walker, Webber

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Wilber Family Origin

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Wilber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilber family was Carpenter. The most common Wilber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wilber's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilber.

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Wilber Historical Records

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Wilber Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilber Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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