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

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Garber Family Origin

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Garber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farmer'S Son

    17%
  • Farmer Son

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Garber occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Garber's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer'S Son and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garber. A less common occupation for the Garber family was Farm Laborer.

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Garber Historical Records

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Garber Life Expectancy

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