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Origin and popularity of the name HABER

Origin

Haber : 1: German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats from Middle High German haber(e) ‘oats’ modern German Hafer. As a Jewish surname it is in many cases ornamental. The surname of German origin is also found elsewhere in central Europe e.g. in Slovenia.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Habern in Bohemia (Czech name: Habry).

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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 12,093 individuals with the name HABER on Geneanet.

 

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