Lorber Family History

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Lorber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a grocer, a seller of herbs and spices, from Middle High German lörber ‘laurel’, ‘bay (tree)’. Slovenian: nickname from lorber, an informal word meaning ‘laurel’, ‘bay’, of German origin (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Lober, Loder, Lerner, Kober, Forer, Lotter, Sorber, Lobel, Farber

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Lorber Family Origin

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Lorber Family Occupations

What did your Lorber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lorber. 15% of Lorber men worked as a Cabinet Maker (retired) and 34% of Lorber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorber were Ladies Leather Upper Cutt and Millineryhand (refer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker (retired)
    15%
  • Dentalmechanic (ref
    15%
  • Dentist dental Mechan
    15%
  • Ladies Leather Upper Cutt
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Doctor Of Medicine Employee As Assistant Nurse
    17%
  • Domestic Servant
    17%
  • Millineryhand (refer
    17%

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

Lorber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lorber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorber 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 Lorber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lorber. For the veterans among your Lorber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorber Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorber lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lorber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lorber in 1952 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorber

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