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Eber Surname Meaning

South German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic compound personal names formed with eber ‘boar’. South German: from Middle High German eber ‘boar’ applied as nickname for a man of strength or as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of boar. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eber ‘boar’ (see 2 above) most likely a name assigned by Christian government officials. Compare Aber . Altered form of French Hébert (see Hebert ).

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

Similar surnames: Ober, Heber, Reber, Erber, Leber, Eder, Weber, Uber, Kober, Ebner

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Where is the Eber family from?

You can see how Eber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Eber families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Eber's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Eber families in 1891.
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What did your Eber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Eber. 100% of Eber 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
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Eber. For the veterans among your Eber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eber lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Eber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eber in 1950 was 42, and 92 in 2004.

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