Meaning and Origin of: Haber

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name from a place called Haber in Bohemia.