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Naber Surname Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname from Low German Naber ‘neighbor’. South German: from a personal name given in honor of Saint Nabor; or a habitational name from a place in Alsace. In Württemberg there is a placename Nabern derived from the river name Naber which might have contributed to the surname. German: occupational name for a maker of wheel hubs an agent derivative of Middle High German nabe ‘hub’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Haber, Faber, Naser, Kober, Nader, Raber, Nauer, Gaber, Nager, Leber

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Where is the Naber family from?

You can see how Naber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Naber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Naber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Naber families living in Channel Islands. This was about 22% of all the recorded Naber's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands and 1 other county had the highest population of Naber families in 1891.
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What did your Naber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Naber. 33% of Naber men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Naber women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Naber were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
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What is the average Naber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Naber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Naber in 1945 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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