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Graber Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German graben ‘to dig or excavate’, hence an occupational name for a digger of graves or ditches, or an engraver of seals. This name is also found in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grave-digger, either from German Gräber or from a Yiddishized form of Polish grabarz.

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

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Graber Family Origin

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Graber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Stone Mason

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graber. A less common occupation for the Graber family was Stone Mason. The most common Graber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Graber's were Farmers.

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Graber Life Expectancy

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