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Gimbel Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Gimpel. German: nickname for a simpleton, from Middle High German gümpel ‘bullfinch’. German: nickname (probably obscene), from Middle High German gimpel ‘springer’, ‘jumper’, also ‘penis’. German: from a Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘fight’, ‘battle’ (see Gombert).

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


Similar surnames: Giebel, Gambel, Gimpel, Gumbel, Gammel, Gibel, Griebel, Himmel, Gabel

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Gimbel Family Origin

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Gimbel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gimbel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Gimbel's were Farmers.

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