Farber Family History

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Farber Name Meaning

German (Färber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German varwer (an agent derivative of varwe ‘color’) or from Yiddish farber.

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


Similar surnames: Garber, Barber, Karber, Arber, Farver, Ferber, Faber, Farb, Marder

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Farber Family Origin

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Farber Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Farber ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Draper

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Journyman Gardener D

    25%
  • Waiter (Inn Service)

    25%

In 1881, the most common Farber occupation in the UK was Draper. 25% of Farber's were Drapers. A less common occupation for the Farber family was Waiter (Inn Service). Draper, Farmer and Journyman Gardener D were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farber.

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Farber Historical Records

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Farber Life Expectancy

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