Eber Name Meaning

South German: from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names formed with eber ‘boar’. South German: from Middle High German eber ‘boar’, applied as nickname for a man of strength or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of boar. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eber ‘boar’ (see 1), most likely a name assigned by Christian government officials.

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


Similar surnames: Ober, Heber, Reber, Erber, Leber, Eder, Weber, Uber, Kober, Ebner

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Eber Family Origin

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Eber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eber. The most common Eber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Eber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eber family was Laborer.

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Eber Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Eber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eber in 1950 was 42, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eber

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