Alber Family History

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Alber Name Meaning

from the personal name Alber, a reduced form of either Adalbert (see Albert) or Adalbero (from elements meaning ‘noble bear’). topographic name from Middle High German alber(boum) ‘white poplar’, from Old High German albari (ultimately from Latin albus ‘white’, ‘pale’).

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


Similar surnames: Albert, Arber, Almer, Alger, Alder, Alter, Aber, Salber, Kober, Lier

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Alber Family Origin

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Alber Family Occupations

What did your Alber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alber. The most common Alber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Alber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alber family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Alber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alber Life Expectancy

What is the average Alber lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Alber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Alber in 1952 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alber 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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