Gaebel Family History

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Gaebel Name Meaning

from the personal name Gabelo, a derivative of Gabo, of unexplained origin. habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a fork (see Gabel). South German: from Middle High German gebel ‘skull’, ‘head’, presumably a nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the skull.

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


Similar surnames: Giebel, Gabel, Gambel, Goebel, Nebel, Griebel, Gimbel, Uebel, Aubel

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Gaebel Family Origin

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Gaebel Family Occupations

What did your Gaebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaebel family was Laundry. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaebel. The most common Gaebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gaebel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Butcher

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Laundry

    9%

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Gaebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaebel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaebel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaebel. For the veterans among your Gaebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaebel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Gaebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gaebel in 1953 was 46, and 65 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaebel 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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