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Byber Family History

Byber Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bober, Byrer, Baber, Beber, Bybee, Byker, Byler, Byer, Biber, Baker

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Where is the Byber family from?

You can see how Byber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Byber family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Byber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Byber families living in Surrey. This was 100% of all the recorded Byber's in United Kingdom. Surrey had the highest population of Byber families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Byber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Byber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Byber. 100% of Byber men worked as a Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 257 census records available for the last name Byber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 20 immigration records available for the last name Byber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 20 military records available for the last name Byber. For the veterans among your Byber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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