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Habben Name Meaning

East Frisian: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Habbert from the ancient Germanic name Haduberht composed of the elements had(u) ‘battle strife’ + berht ‘bright famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Hibben, Lubben, Wibben, Hadden, Habel, Gebben, Wubben, Harten, Hagen

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Where is the Habben family from?

You can see how Habben families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Habben family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Habben families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 35 Habben families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Habben's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Habben families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Habben surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Habben ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Habben. 78% of Habben women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Habben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Habben 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Habben. 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 336 military records available for the last name Habben. For the veterans among your Habben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Habben lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Habben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Habben in 1952 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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