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. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Haber in Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Hafer, Hober, Haver, Hader, Huber, Naber, Hamer, Hager, Hauber, Hayer

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Haber Family Origin

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Haber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haber. The most common Haber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Haber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haber family was Laborer.

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Haber Historical Records

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Haber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Haber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haber in 1951 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haber

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