Ober

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See also: ober and ober-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Ober.

Proper noun[edit]

Ober (countable and uncountable, plural Obers)

  1. A surname, from German​.
  2. An unincorporated community in Starke County, Indiana, United States.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Ober is the 8799th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3724 individuals. Ober is most common among White (93.93%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shorter form of Oberkellner (head waiter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːbɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Ober m (strong, genitive Obers, plural Ober)

  1. (dated) waiter (usually the head waiter, but sometimes any waiter)
    Synonym: Kellner
  2. (card games) over knave, queen

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Serbo-Croatian: ober
  • Romanian: ober

Further reading[edit]

  • Ober” in Duden online
  • Ober” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache