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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Taber

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Taber means "Drummer, Tabernacle" and is of English origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Ta"ber
Same as Tabor.
  1. (music) Obsolete spelling of tabor

Notable Persons Named Taber


Taber was born on April 5th, 1874 in Old Town, Maine.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Taber

Catherine Taber is an actress. Catherine was given the name Catherine Anne Taber on December 30th, 1979 in Georgia (U.S. state).


Gladys was born in 1899 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She left this life in 1980.


Robert was born in 1865 in Staten Island. They left this life in 1904.


I.W. was born on August 17th, 1830. He passed away on February 22nd, 1912.


Brian Taber is a cricketer.


Norman Taber was an athlete. Norman was born on September 3rd, 1891 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. He died on July 15th, 1952.


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International Interest for Taber

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Taber as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Taber U.S.
  White 92.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.91% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Taber

People with the last name Taber are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Taber

  • How Popular is the name Taber? Taber is the 17,538th most popular name of all time. As a last name Taber was the 4,550th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Taber have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 440 babies born with the first name Taber in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taber to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Taber? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Taber first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taber is Thursday, September 16th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Taber born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taber was in 2003 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Taber: Your name in reverse order is Rebat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brtae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Taber? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,788 people with the last name Taber.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Taber? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Taber as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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