Garber Family History
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Garber Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a reaper or harvester, or for someone who collected wheatsheaves owed in rent, from an agent derivative of Middle English garbe ‘wheatsheaf’ (see Garbe). North German: from a personal name composed of geri, gari ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. North German form of Gerber. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gerber, from Yiddish garber.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Garbe, Garner, Barber, Farber, Arber, Gaber, Garbers, Gerber, Karber