Kolber Family History

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Kolber Name Meaning

(also Kölber): from an agent derivative of Middle High German kolbe ‘club’, ‘cudgel’, hence an occupational name for a person who made wooden clubs, later for an armorer. (Kölber): habitational name for someone from Kolben in Württemberg or Cölbe in Hessen.

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

Similar surnames: Koller, Kober, Kelber, Kolter, Kolker, Hober, Korber, Kocher, Kolberg

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Kolber Family Origin

Where is the Kolber family from?

Kolber Family Occupations

What did your Kolber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Official Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kolber. 25% of Kolber men worked as a Bank Official Retired and 60% of Kolber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolber were Tailors Dresser and Tailoress Govt Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Official Retired
  • Bookkeeper
  • Local Govt Official L C C Education Dept
  • Tailors Dresser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Music Leacher (inapa
  • Tailoress Govt Work

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

Kolber Historical Records

What Kolber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kolber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolber 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 846 immigration records available for the last name Kolber. 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 577 military records available for the last name Kolber. For the veterans among your Kolber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolber lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kolber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kolber in 1950 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolber 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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