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Graber Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German graben ‘to dig or excavate’, hence an occupational name for a digger of graves or ditches, or an engraver of seals. This name is also found in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grave-digger, either from German Gräber or from a Yiddishized form of Polish grabarz.

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


Similar surnames: Gruber, Grabner, Raber, Graser, Graver, Gaber, Graper, Trager, Gabel

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Graber Family Origin

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Graber Family Occupations

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  • Currier

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer Son

    25%
  • Hustler

    25%

In 1881, Currier, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graber. The most common Graber occupation in Canada was Currier. 25% of Graber's were Curriers. A less common occupation for the Graber family was Hustler.

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Graber Life Expectancy

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