Zuber Family History

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Zuber Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker, from Middle High German zuber ‘(two-handled) tub’, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a tub. Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named, denoting an alpine stream.

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

Similar surnames: Huber, Kober, Haber, Uber, Hober, Ufer, Buser, Gruber, Auer, Kuter

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Zuber Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zuber name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Zuber Family Origin

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Zuber Family Occupations

What did your Zuber ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Zuber occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 50% of Zuber's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer and Genl Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zuber.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Genl Laborer


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

Zuber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Zuber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zuber 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 Zuber. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Zuber. For the veterans among your Zuber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zuber Life Expectancy

What is the average Zuber lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Zuber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Zuber in 1945 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zuber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zuber 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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