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Origin and popularity of the name FARBER


Farber : German (mainly Färber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dyer from Middle High German varwer (an agent derivative of varwe ‘color’) or from Yiddish farber. Compare Faerber.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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