Cabell Family History

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Cabell Name Meaning

Catalan: nickname for a bald man, equivalent to Spanish Cabello. English: variant spelling of Cable. Possibly a respelling of German Göbel (see Goebel) or Kabel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Capell, Cabello, Cavell, Canell, Castell, Abell, Labell, Abela

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Cabell Family Origin

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Cabell Family Occupations

What did your Cabell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cabell. 25% of Cabell men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Cabell women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cabell were Student and Woodcutter

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Merchant
  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
  • Woodcutter

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cabell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Cabell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Cabell. For the veterans among your Cabell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cabell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cabell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cabell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cabell in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cabell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cabell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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