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Garber Family History

Garber Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a reaper or harvester, or for someone who collected wheatsheaves owed in rent, from an agent derivative of Middle English garbe ‘wheatsheaf’ (see Garbe).North German: from a personal name composed of geri, gari ‘spear’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.North German form of Gerber.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Gerber, from Yiddish garber.

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

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Name Distribution of Garber Families

  • Number of Garber families
     173 - 344
     58 - 172
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Garber families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Garber last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Garber Family Origin

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Garber Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Garber

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Garber Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Garber census records

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Garber Civil War Service Records

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