Weber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a weaver, Middle High German wëber, German Weber, an agent derivative of weben ‘to weave’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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


Similar surnames: Reber, Webber, Werber, Eber, Heber, Leber, Wever, Kober, Haber

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Weber Family Origin

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Weber Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Fishmonger

    3%

In 1881, the most common Weber occupation in the UK was Baker. 5% of Weber's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Weber family was Fishmonger. Baker, Tailor and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weber.

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Weber Historical Records

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Weber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Weber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weber in 1940 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weber

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