Korber Family History

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Korber Name Meaning

German (also Körber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a basketmaker, from an agent derivative of Korb.

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

Similar surnames: Koerber, Kober, Korver, Kolber, Karber, Korbel, Hober, Farber, Korb

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Korber Family Origin

Where is the Korber family from?

Korber Family Occupations

What did your Korber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Buying Agent Foreign Fevins Export British Goods To Afric and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Korber. 25% of Korber men worked as a Buying Agent Foreign Fevins Export British Goods To Afric and 67% of Korber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Korber were Tester Commercial Vel and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Buying Agent Foreign Fevins Export British Goods To Afric
  • Drapery Traveller (own Business)
  • Motor Looy Driver
  • Tester Commercial Vel

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Korber Historical Records

What Korber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Korber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korber 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Korber. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Korber. For the veterans among your Korber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Korber Life Expectancy

What is the average Korber lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Korber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Korber in 1963 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Korber

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