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Wolber Name Meaning

German (also Wölber): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wolf ‘wolf’ or walt ‘power’, ‘might’ + bero ‘bear’.

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


Similar surnames: Wolbert, Wolfer, Walper, Wolfert, Volker, Walter, Bolmer, Alber

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Wolber Family Origin

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Wolber Family Occupations

What did your Wolber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wolber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Wolber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolber family was Keeping House. Farmer, Brewer and Frmr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolber.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Brewer

    5%
  • Frmr

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Wolber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolber Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wolber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wolber in 1945 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolber 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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