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Weber is a surname of German origin, derived from the noun meaning "weaver". The German pronunciation is "IPA: [ˈveˌbeʁ]", while in English it is more likely to be pronounced "IPA: /ˈwɛbɚ/" or "/ˈweɪbɚ/". In some cases, following migration to English-speaking countries, it has been anglicised to the English surname 'Webber' or even 'Weaver'.



  • Albert Weber, Sr. (b. 1829), German, Bavarian piano manufacturer
  • Alfred Weber (1868-1958), German economist, sociologist and theoretician of culture
  • Alson Menno Weber (1910-2005), Canadian volleyball player
  • Aloysia Weber (ca. 1759-1839) German soprano; second eldest sister to Constanze Weber
  • Beda Weber (1798-1859), German professor, author, and politician
  • Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), German composer; cousin to the four Weber sisters, Josepha, Aloysia, Constanze, and Sophie Weber
  • Constanze Weber (1763-1842), German, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • David Weber (b. 1952), American science fiction author
  • Dick Weber (1929-2005), American ten-pin bowler
  • Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795-1878) German physician; founder of experimental psychology
  • Eugen Weber (1925-2007) French historian
  • Francis J. Weber, American Catholic scholar
  • Frédéric Albert Constantin Weber, French botanist
  • Frederick Parkes Weber (1863-1962), English dermatologist; son of Hermann David Weber
  • Georg F. Weber (b. 1962), cancer researcher
  • Heinrich Weber (1842-1913), German mathematician
  • Hermann David Weber (1823-1918), English personal physician to Queen Victoria; Father of Frederick Parkes Weber
  • Joseph Weber (1919-2000), American physicist; developed the gravitational wave detector
  • Karl Weber (1712-1764) Swiss architect and engineer; lead first organized excavations at Herculaneum, Pompeii and Stabiae
  • Karl Ivanovich Weber (b. 1841) Russian diplomat of the Russian Empire
  • Karl Wehber German medical researcher; one of the developers of the 17th century red fever vaccine
  • Kem Weber (1889-1963) German furniture and industrial designer, architect, and teacher
  • La Vern E. Weber, American Lieutenant General; former chief of the United States National Guard
  • Lenora Mattingly Weber, American young-adult author
  • Marianne Weber, sociologist and women's rights activist
  • Mary E. Weber (b. 1963), American former astronaut
  • Max Weber (1864-1920), sociologist
  • Max Weber (artist) (1881-1961) American cubist painter
  • Max Weber (politician) (1897-1974), Swiss politician; former member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Michael Weber (1966-1991) Australian musician; lead guitarist of punk/indie rock band, Seminal Rats, of Melbourne
  • Pete Weber (b. 1962), American professional bowler
  • Richard Weber (b. 1959), Canadian Arctic and polar explorer
  • Richard Weber (mathematician), English mathematician; fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge
  • Robert C. Weber, British Fulbright Scholar; former Provost, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Renê Weber aka Renê Carmo Kreutz Weber (b. 1961), Brazilian footballer and coach
  • Stefan Weber (b. 1946) Austrian art teacher; lead singer and Kapellmeister of the Viennese band Drahdiwaberl
  • Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804-1891), physicist and inventor of the telegraph and the SI unit of magnetic flux
  • William A. Weber (b. 1918), American professor of Natural History; originator of herbarium acronyms
  • Willi Weber (b. 1942), German manager of formula one driver, Michael Schumacher

Alfred Weber (July 30, 1868 in Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany - May 2, 1958 in Heidelberg) was a German economist, sociologist and theoretician of culture whose work was influential in the development of modern economic geography. ... Alson Menno Weber (pronounced weeber) was a Canadian volleyball player, born in 1910. ... Aloysia Weber (born Zell or Mannheim, c 1761 - died Salzburg 8 June 1839) was a German soprano, the sister of Constanze Weber, who was the wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. ... Beda Weber was a Benedictine professor, author, and member of the National German Parliament, born at Lienz in the Tyrol, 26 October, 1798; died at Frankfort-on-the-Main, 28 February, 1859. ... Carl Maria von Weber Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst, Freiherr von Weber (November 18, 1786 in Eutin, Holstein – June 5, 1826 in London, England) was a German composer, conductor, pianist and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school. ... “Constanze Mozart is perhaps the most unpopular woman in music history,” writes H.C. Robbins Landon. ... Honor Harrington from Honor Among Enemies cover, by David Mattingly. ... Dick Weber (December 23, 1929 - February 14, 2005) was a famous bowling professional and a founding member of the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA). ... Ernst Heinrich Weber, born on June 24, 1795 in Wittenberg, died on January 26, 1878 was a German physician. ... Eugen Weber (April 24, 1925 – ) is the coolest guy on earth and a prominent historian on the side. ... Monsignor Francis J. Weber is a noted Catholic scholar, an Honorary Chaplain to His Holiness, and Archivist for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. ... Frederick Parkes Weber (1863-1962) was an English dermatologist who practiced medicine in London. ... Georg Franz Weber (* 1962 in Erlangen, Germany) is a cancer researcher, who has made substantial contributions to the exploration of metastasis by defining the physiologic role of metastasis genes as stress response genes and by discovering the interaction between the molecules osteopontin and CD44. ... Heinrich Martin Weber (1842–1913) was a German mathematician who specialized in algebra and number theory. ... Joseph Weber (May 17, 1919 – September 30, 2000) was an American physicist. ... Karl Jakob Weber (12 August 1712 — 1764) was a Swiss architect and engineer who was in charge of the first organized excavations at Herculaneum, Pompeii and Stabiae, under the patronage of Carlo III of Naples. ... Korean name Karl Ivanovich Weber (5 July 1841 - ?) was a diplomat of the Russian Empire and a personal friend to King Gojong of Koreas Joseon Dynasty. ... Kem Weber (1889-1963) was a furniture and industrial designer, an architect, art director, and a teacher. ... Lenora Mattingly Weber (1895 - 1971) was an American author of short stories and novels. ... Photo of Marianne Weber. ... Mary Ellen Weber, PhD, is a former NASA astronaut. ... For the politician, see Max Weber (politician). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Max Weber (August 2, 1897 - December 2, 1974) was a Swiss politician. ... Likes to eat knob at night ... Pete David Weber, nicknamed “PDW”, [1] (born August 21, 1962 in St. ... Richard Weber M.S.M. (born June 9, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a world-renowned Canadian arctic and polar explorer. ... Renê Weber full name Renê Carmo Kreutz Weber, born July 7, 1960, in the small city of Roque Gonzales, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil), is a former futball player (in Brazil and abroad); and for some time now, until presently (2005), he had been working as soccer coach (in... Weber (centre, with glasses and moustache) and the rest of Drahdiwaberl in 2003 Stefan Weber (born 1946) is a retired Austrian art teacher and the lead singer and Kapellmeister of the Viennese band Drahdiwaberl. ... Wilhelm Eduard Weber (October 24, 1804 - June 23, 1891) was a noted physicist. ... William Alfred Weber was born in 1918. ... Willi Weber (correct name: Wilhelm Friedrich Weber), German, born on the March 11, 1942 in Regensburg, Germany, is manager to seven-times Formula One champion driver Michael Schumacher and, until November 2005, of his brother Ralf Schumacher. ...


Weber is the name of several places including:

Weber City is a town located in Scott County, Virginia. ... South Weber is a city located in Davis County, Utah. ... Weber County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah, occupying a stretch of the Wasatch Front, part of the eastern shores of Great Salt Lake, and much of the rugged Wasatch Mountains. ... , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is the smallest of the three cities in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, and is adjacent to the larger city of Kitchener. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... , Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is the smallest of the three cities in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, and is adjacent to the larger city of Kitchener. ... Weber is a hamlet situated 33km from Dannevirke and 35 Km from Herbertville, on the east coast of New Zealand. ...


  • Weber-Stephen Products Co., an American company, known for its line of barbecue grills, known as Weber Grills.
  • Weber's is the name of a North American hamburger chain.
  • Weber is an American manufacturer of pianos founded in 1852 by Albert Weber.
  • Weber is an American manufacturer of loudspeakers for musical instrument amplifiers.

The Weber-Stephen Products Co. ... A barbecue in a public park in Australia A barbecue on a trailer at a block party in Kansas City Pans on the top shelf hold hamburgers and hot dogs that were grilled earlier when the coals were hot. ... It has been suggested that Gas grill parts be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the food item. ...


In physics, the weber (symbol: Wb) is the SI unit of magnetic flux. ... SI derived units are part of the SI system of measurement units and are derived from the seven SI base units. ... Magnetic flux, represented by the Greek letter Φ (phi), is a measure of quantity of magnetism, taking account of the strength and the extent of a magnetic field. ...


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