Korb Family History
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Korb Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German korb, German Korb ‘basket’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker or for a peddler who carried his wares around in a basket. In Bavaria it also denoted the occupant of a laborer’s cottage built with wattle (i.e. interwoven twigs) and daub.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Korn, Korf, Korba, Kor, Kort, Kolb, Kotz, Korab, Kalb, Garb