Raber Name Meaning

apparently an occupational name for a turnip grower, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rabe ‘turnip’. (also Räber): from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, a compound of rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. variant of Reber.

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


Similar surnames: Reber, Rater, Rader, Graber, Rabel, Rayer, Naber, Haber, Raker, Reder

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Raber Family Origin

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Raber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    2%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raber family was Keeping House. The most common Raber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Raber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raber.

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Raber Historical Records

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Raber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Raber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Raber in 1943 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raber

Famous Raber Family

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