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Farber Name Meaning

German (Färber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German varwer (an agent derivative of varwe ‘color’) or from Yiddish farber.

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


Similar surnames: Garber, Barber, Karber, Arber, Farver, Ferber, Faber, Farb, Marder

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Farber Family Origin

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Farber Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    50%
  • Jewller

    50%

In 1881, Baker and Jewller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Farber. The most common Farber occupation in Canada was Baker. 50% of Farber's were Bakers.

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Farber Historical Records

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Farber Life Expectancy

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