Reber Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix. German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, formed with rad, rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + berht ‘bright’.

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


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

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Reber Family Origin

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Reber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reber family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reber. The most common Reber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Reber's were Farmers.

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Reber Historical Records

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Reber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reber

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