Arber Name Meaning

English: variant of Harber. South German: either from Middle High German arber ‘tree’ (related to Latin arbor), an occupational name for a forester or perhaps a habitational name from some place named with this word, or from Arbihari, a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German arbi ‘inheritance’ + hari ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Alber, Erber, Garber, Karber, Barber, Arner, Kober, Zuber, Farber

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Arber Family Origin

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Arber Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Cotton Mill

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Fireman On Steamboat

    13%

In 1880, Laborer, Cotton Mill and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arber. A less common occupation for the Arber family was Fireman On Steamboat. The most common Arber occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Arber's were Laborers.

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Arber Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, Arber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Arber in 1957 was 39, and 84 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arber

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