Zerbe Family History

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Zerbe Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Magdeburg named Zerben.

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

Similar surnames: Gerde, Berube, Elbe, Berge, Zelle, Nerby, Zarse, Erb, Erbe, Merle

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Zerbe Family Origin

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Zerbe Family Occupations

What did your Zerbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zerbe. 26% of Zerbe men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Zerbe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zerbe were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zerbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Zerbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zerbe 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 927 immigration records available for the last name Zerbe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Zerbe. For the veterans among your Zerbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zerbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Zerbe lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Zerbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zerbe in 1949 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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