Reber Family History

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Reber Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix. German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rad, rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Raber, Reder, Remer, Eber, Rieber, Heber, Weber, Reger, Reiber, Leber

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Reber Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Reber name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Reber. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    44%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Reber Family Origin

Where is the Reber family from?

Reber Family Occupations

What did your Reber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reber. A less common occupation for the Reber family was Carpenter. The most common Reber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Reber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reber ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Reber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reber 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Reber. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Reber. For the veterans among your Reber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reber Life Expectancy

What is the average Reber lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Reber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reber in 1941 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reber 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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