Imber Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, one in Surrey, the other in Wiltshire. The former is named in Old English as ‘Imma’s enclosure’ (see Worth); the latter as ‘Imma’s lake’ (from mere ‘lake’, ‘pond’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ingber, from Yiddish imber ‘ginger’. German: nickname for an industrious person or metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle High German imbe, imme ‘bee’.

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


Similar surnames: Kimber, Imler, Hober, Kober, Bieber, Haber, Eber, Silber, Zuber

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Imber Family Origin

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Imber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    17%
  • Lumberman

    17%

In 1880, the most common Imber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Imber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Imber. A less common occupation for the Imber family was Lumberman.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Imber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Imber in 1949 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Imber

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