When Jeanette Farber was born in 1911, her father, Solomon Farber, was 27 and her mother, Rose Snyder, was 26. She died in 2008, at the age of 97.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Emanuel, Hyman, Doron, Aron, Esfir, Faina, Hinda, Hymie, Isadore.
German (mainly Färber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German varwer (an agent derivative of varwe ‘color’) or from Yiddish farber. Compare Faerber .