When Verena Reber was born on 27 September 1789, in Schangnau, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Johann Ulrich Reber, was 30 and her mother, Maria Schafroth, was 23. She married Andreas Walther on 26 May 1809.
German, Alsatian, and Swiss German: occupational name for a vine-dresser or vintner, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + -er agent suffix. Compare Rebert 1.
German: variant of Rebert 2.