Scarber Family History

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Scarber Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Northern French Scarbert, from the Germanic personal name Skarberht, composed of an element related to Old High German skara ‘band’, ‘troop’ + berht ‘bright’. Possibly an altered form of Scarborough.

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

Similar surnames: Arber, Barber, Carver, Carter, Scharrer, Salber, Sarber, Scharber

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Scarber Family Origin

Where is the Scarber family from?

Scarber Family Occupations

What did your Scarber ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Scarber family was Ironmonger. The most common Scarber occupation in the UK was Brewers Lab. 33% of Scarber's were Brewers Labs. Brewers Lab and House Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scarber.

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  • Brewers Lab

  • House Painter

  • Ironmonger


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

Scarber Historical Records

What Scarber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scarber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scarber 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Scarber. 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 418 military records available for the last name Scarber. For the veterans among your Scarber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scarber Life Expectancy

What is the average Scarber lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Scarber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Scarber in 1964 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scarber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scarber 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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