Eber Family History
Eber Name Meaning
South German: from a short form of any of various ancient 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 topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of boar. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eber ‘boar’ (see 2 above) most likely a name assigned by Christian government officials. Compare Aber . Altered form of French Hébert (see Hebert ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press