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Origin and popularity of the name FARBER

Origin

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.

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

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Geographic distribution of the 5,685 individuals with the name FARBER on Geneanet.

 

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    saraferber
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    beckerkurt
    (149 individuals)
    ploebs
    (78 individuals)
    theconnector
    (71 individuals)

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    Variants of name FARBER

    FAERBER FERBER FERBERS