Gober Family History

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Gober Name Meaning

German: variant of Gabriel or Gobert.

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

Similar surnames: Gaber, Goyer, Gobel, Cober, Tober, Sober, Grober, Dober, Hober, Rober

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Gober Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gober name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gober. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


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Gober Family Origin

Where is the Gober family from?

Gober Family Occupations

What did your Gober ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gober occupation in the UK was Shipwright. 100% of Gober's were Shipwrights.

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  • Shipwright


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

Gober Historical Records

What Gober family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Gober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gober 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 907 immigration records available for the last name Gober. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gober. For the veterans among your Gober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gober Life Expectancy

What is the average Gober lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gober in 1944 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gober 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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