Gabler Family History
Gabler Name Meaning
German Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Gäbler): occupational name for a maker of forks from an agent derivative of Middle High German gabel(e) German Gabel ‘fork’ (compare Gabel ). German (also Gäbler): habitational name for someone from a place called Gabel in German (see Gabel ). German (also Gäbler): topographic name for someone who lived near a fork in a road or river or owned a forked piece of land from the German word (see 1 above) in this transferred sense. Compare Gaebler .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press