Reiber Family History
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Reiber Name Meaning
German: occupational name for an assistant in a bathhouse or a barber’s shop, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riben ‘to rub’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish rayber ‘great eater’, ‘someone who rubs’ (see 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press