Eber Family History
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Eber Name Meaning
South German: from a short form of any of the various 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 habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of boar. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eber ‘boar’ (see 1), most likely a name assigned by Christian government officials.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press