Imber Family History
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Imber Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places, one in Surrey, the other in Wiltshire. The former is named in Old English as ‘Imma’s enclosure’ (see Worth); the latter as ‘Imma’s lake’ (from mere ‘lake’, ‘pond’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ingber, from Yiddish imber ‘ginger’. German: nickname for an industrious person or metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle High German imbe, imme ‘bee’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kimber, Imler, Hober, Kober, Bieber, Haber, Eber, Silber, Zuber