Erber Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation; several etymologies have been suggested: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Erb or Erp. from the personal name Erb (Germanic Erpo). status name for the owner of an inherited farm, Erbhof. from a byname from Middle High German erbære ‘honorable’, ‘noble’.

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


Similar surnames: Arber, Eber, Erbes, Erker, Erler, Kober, Werber, Eiben, Leber, Gerber

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Erber Family Origin

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Erber Family Occupations

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Grocer Keeper

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Erber family was Merchant. The most common Erber occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 17% of Erber's were Dry Goods Merchants. Dry Goods Merchant, Farmer and Grocer Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erber.

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Erber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Erber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Erber in 1963 was 77, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erber

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