Raber Family History
Raber Name Meaning
apparently an occupational name for a turnip grower, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rabe ‘turnip’. (also Räber): from a Germanic personal name, Radobert, a compound of rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. variant of Reber.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press