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Origin and popularity of the name WEBER

Origin

Weber : German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a weaver Middle High German wëber German Weber an agent derivative of weben ‘to weave’. This form of the surname is also established in many other parts of Europe notably in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine) Poland and the Netherlands. In Hungary it is mostly spelled Wéber and Véber. In Russia Slovenia Czechia Slovakia and Croatia it is (also) established in the Slavicized form Veber which is in Czechia also spelled Vebr. Compare Waber Weaber Weaver Webber and Webre.

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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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