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Reber Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Reber Families

  • Number of Reber families
     213 - 423
     72 - 212
     1 - 71
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Reber 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 Reber last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Reber census records

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Reber Family Origin

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Reber Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Reber

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Reber Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Reber census records

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Reber Civil War Service Records

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