Sober Family History

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Sober Name Meaning

Northeastern English: nickname for a person of moderate habits, or a teetotaler. Slovenian (Šober): Slovenian spelling of German Schober. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sauber.

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

Similar surnames: Ober, Shober, Somer, Sobel, Kober, Tober, Bober, Hober, Suber, Cober

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Sober Family Origin

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Sober Family Occupations

What did your Sober ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, (director) Wholesalw Warehouseman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sober. 7% of Sober men worked as a (director) Wholesalw Warehouseman and 54% of Sober women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sober were Costumier and Gowns Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • (director) Wholesalw Warehouseman
  • At School
  • Clerk Engineering
  • Costumier

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker
  • Felling Hand
  • Gowns Saleslady

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

Sober Historical Records

What Sober family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sober 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 911 immigration records available for the last name Sober. 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 Sober. For the veterans among your Sober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sober Life Expectancy

What is the average Sober lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sober in 1955 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sober 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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