Gaber Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gaber Name Meaning

Muslim (Egyptian Arabic): variant of Jaber. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Haber. German: from a short form of the personal name Gabriel. Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Gabrijel (see Gabriel). Slovenian: topographic name from gaber ‘hornbeam’, denoting someone who lived by a place where hornbeams grew. It may also be a shortened American form of the surnames Gaberšek or Gaberšcek, which have the same origin.

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

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gaber Family Origin

Where is the Gaber family from?

Gaber Family Occupations

What did your Gaber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaber family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Works In Flower Factory and Boarding Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaber. The most common Gaber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gaber's were Farmers.

View Census data for Gaber | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Works In Flower Factory

  • Boarding Saloon

  • Cabinet Maker


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Gaber Historical Records

What Gaber family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gaber

Passenger List

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.

View all Gaber immigration records

Draft Card

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.

View all Gaber military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gaber family history.

Gaber Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaber 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.

Famous Gaber Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name