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Farber Name Meaning

German (Färber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German varwer (an agent derivative of varwe ‘color’) or from Yiddish farber.

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

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Farber Family Origin

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Farber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farber. The most common Farber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Farber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Farber family was Keeping House.

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Farber Historical Records

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Farber Life Expectancy

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