Gaber Name Meaning

Muslim (Egyptian Arabic): variant of Jaber. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Haber. German: from a short form of the personal name Gabriel. Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Gabrijel (see Gabriel). Slovenian: topographic name from gaber ‘hornbeam’, denoting someone who lived by a place where hornbeams grew. It may also be a shortened American form of the surnames Gaberšek or Gaberšcek, which have the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: Gabel, Gabler, Garber, Graber, Haber, Gabe, Naber, Faber, Gauer

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Gaber Family Origin

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Gaber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Works In Flower Factory

    9%
  • Boarding Saloon

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Gaber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gaber's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Flower Factory and Boarding Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaber. A less common occupation for the Gaber family was Cabinet Maker.

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Gaber Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Gaber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Gaber in 1953 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaber

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