Neighbor Family History
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Neighbor Name Meaning
English: from Middle English neghebour, a compound of Old English neah ‘near’ + gebur ‘dweller’. Compare Bauer. This may have been used as a nickname for someone who was a ‘good neighbor’, or more probably it derives from the common use of the word as a term of address. Translation of German Nachbar.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press