Kaelber Family History

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Kaelber Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who raised calves, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kalp ‘calf’. topographic name for someone who lived by the Kalbe river in the Harz mountains.

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


Similar surnames: Kelber, Kolber, Kleiber, Felber, Kelker, Kamler, Kaeser, Kamber

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Kaelber Family Origin

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Kaelber Family Occupations

What did your Kaelber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaelber. 15% of Kaelber men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Kaelber women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaelber were Salesman and Collector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Jeweler
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Candy Maker
    6%
  • Collector
    6%

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

Kaelber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kaelber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaelber 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Kaelber. 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 187 military records available for the last name Kaelber. For the veterans among your Kaelber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaelber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaelber lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kaelber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kaelber in 1955 was 28, and 43 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaelber

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