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Gaber Surname Meaning

Muslim (mainly Egypt): variant of Jaber . German and Slovenian; Polish (probably from German): from a short form of the personal name Gabriel (Slovenian Gabrijel). Slovenian: topographic name from gaber ‘hornbeam’ denoting someone who lived by a place where hornbeams grew. In North America this surname may also be a shortened form of the surnames Gaberšek or Gaberšček which have the same topographic origin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Haber .

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

Similar surnames: Gabel, Gabler, Garber, Graber, Haber, Gabe, Naber, Faber, Gauer

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Where is the Gaber family from?

You can see how Gaber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gaber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gaber families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Gaber families living in Warwickshire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Gaber's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Gaber families in 1891.
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What did your Gaber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gaber. 100% of Gaber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gaber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaber 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gaber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaber. For the veterans among your Gaber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gaber lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gaber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Gaber in 1953 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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