Harb Family History
Harb Name Meaning
Arabic (mainly Egypt and the Levant): from an ancient Arabic personal name based on the word ḥarb ‘war’. Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians. German: possibly a topographic name for someone living by a swamp Old High German hor. It is also found in Switzerland. Austrian German: nickname for a harsh bitter or unfriendly person from the South German adjective harb (Middle High German harw) ‘wicked angry’. This surname is also found in Slovenia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press