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Surber Name Meaning

South German: from Bavarian dialect surbe, sorbe ‘grass’, ‘turf’, ‘swamp’, ‘reedy soil’, a topographic name for someone who lived on such ground.

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


Similar surnames: Sorber, Turner, Sorter, Serber, Sudler, Furrer, Hurter, Furber

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Surber Family Origin

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Surber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Surber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Surber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Surber family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surber.

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Surber Historical Records

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Surber Life Expectancy

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