Tober Family History

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Tober Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Toba in Thuringia or Tober in Styria. German: from a derivative of Tobe, a short form of the personal name Tobias. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Tauber.

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

Similar surnames: Kober, Tobe, Hober, Ober, Tomer, Stober, Lober, Tower, Toben, Taber

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Tober Family Origin

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Tober Family Occupations

What did your Tober ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Barge Builder Labourer and Domestic National Liberal Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tober. 20% of Tober men worked as a Barge Builder Labourer and 25% of Tober women worked as a Domestic National Liberal Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tober were Ladies Tailor (master) and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Barge Builder Labourer
  • Fitter Heavy Work
  • General Labourer
  • Ladies Tailor (master)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic National Liberal Clerk
  • Dressmaker
  • Hotel House Porter
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Tober Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tober. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tober 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 Tober. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tober. For the veterans among your Tober ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tober Life Expectancy

What is the average Tober lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tober life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tober in 1958 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tober

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tober 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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