Zuber Family History
Zuber Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker from Middle High German zuber ‘(two-handled) tub’; or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a tub. Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named denoting an alpine stream or a topographic name from the Alemannic field name Zube denoting a running well fed by an alpine stream. Slovak (also Zúber): nickname from zuber ‘European bison’. Czech: variant of Zubr a cognate of 3 above; or a surname of German origin (see 1 above). Polish: unexplained. Serbian and Croatian: presumably a derivative of zub ‘tooth’.7: Slovenian (Žuber): unexplained.8: Muslim (mainly Ethiopia): variant of Zubair .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022