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Reber Surname Meaning

German Alsatian and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix. Compare Rebert German: variant of Rebert

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Raber, Reder, Remer, Eber, Rieber, Heber, Weber, Reger, Reiber, Leber

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Where is the Reber family from?

You can see how Reber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reber family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Reber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Reber families living in London. This was about 42% of all the recorded Reber's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Reber families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Reber. 75% of Reber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Office Cleaner
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Reber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Reber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Reber. For the veterans among your Reber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reber lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Reber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reber in 1941 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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