Sperber Family History
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Sperber Name Meaning
German: nickname for a small but belligerent person, from Middle High German sperwære ‘sparrowhawk’ (Old High German sparwari, a compound of sparw ‘sparrow’ + ari ‘eagle’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sperber ‘sparrowhawk’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press