Eber Family History

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Eber Name Meaning

South German: from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names formed with eber ‘boar’. South German: from Middle High German eber ‘boar’, applied as nickname for a man of strength or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of boar. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eber ‘boar’ (see 1), most likely a name assigned by Christian government officials.

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

Similar surnames: Ober, Heber, Reber, Erber, Leber, Eder, Weber, Uber, Kober, Ebner

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Eber Family Origin

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Eber Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Eber.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Eber Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Eber Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Eber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eber in 1950 was 42, and 92 in 2004.

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