Raber Family History

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Raber Name Meaning

apparently an occupational name for a turnip grower, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rabe ‘turnip’. (also Räber): from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, a compound of rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. variant of Reber.

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


Similar surnames: Reber, Rater, Rader, Graber, Rabel, Rayer, Naber, Haber, Raker, Reder

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Raber Family Origin

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Raber Family Occupations

What did your Raber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Tailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Raber. 25% of Raber men worked as a Master Tailor and 16% of Raber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raber were Prison Principal and House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Master Tailor
    25%
  • Manuf Patcoholic Ciquid Reti
    13%
  • Mechanical Draughtsman
    13%
  • Prison Principal
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    16%
  • Boyer Travelling
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%
  • House Duties
    8%

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

Raber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Raber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raber 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Raber. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Raber. For the veterans among your Raber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raber Life Expectancy

What is the average Raber lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Raber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Raber in 1943 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

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