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Reiber Family History

Reiber Name Meaning
German: occupational name for an assistant in a bathhouse or a barber’s shop, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riben ‘to rub’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish rayber ‘great eater’, ‘someone who rubs’ (see 1).

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

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Name Distribution of Reiber Families

  • Number of Reiber families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Reiber families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Reiber families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Reiber Family Origin

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Reiber Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Reiber

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Reiber Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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