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Fauber Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Faber ‘blacksmith’. Compare Fauver and Fawver .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dauber, Faber, Tauber, Fauver, Faubel, Mauger, Faubert, Saber, Aubel

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Where is the Fauber family from?

You can see how Fauber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fauber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fauber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Fauber families living in Durham. This was about 78% of all the recorded Fauber's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Fauber families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fauber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fauber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fauber. 18% of Fauber men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Fauber women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fauber were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Fauber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fauber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 291 immigration records available for the last name Fauber. 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 Cards

There are 873 military records available for the last name Fauber. For the veterans among your Fauber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fauber lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Fauber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Fauber in 1954 was 54, and 63 in 2004.

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