When Leo Graber was born on 9 November 1927, in Fredericksburg, Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, Leo Elmer Graber, was 41 and his mother, Mary Alice Barnes, was 31. He lived in Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1944. He died on 1 July 1944, in Wayne Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Fredericksburg, Wayne, Ohio, United States.
German and Swiss German (also Gräber): from an agent derivative of Middle High German graben ‘to dig or excavate’, hence an occupational name for a digger of graves or ditches, or an engraver of seals; alternatively, a topographic name for someone living near a ditch or channel (Middle High German grabe).
German and Swiss German (also Gräber): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Graben.
Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Gräber): occupational name for a grave-digger, either from German Gräber or from a Yiddishized form of Polish grabarz.