Haber Family History
Haber Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats from Middle High German haber(e) ‘oats’ modern German Hafer. As a Jewish surname it is in many cases ornamental. The surname of German origin is also found elsewhere in central Europe e.g. in Slovenia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Habern in Bohemia (Czech name: Habry).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022