Goebel Family History

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Goebel Name Meaning

German (Göbel): from the personal name Göbel, a pet form of the Old High German name Godebert, composed of the elements god ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Godel, Gaebel, Giebel, Koebel, Goede, Gobel, Gabel, Loebel, Lobel

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Goebel Family Origin

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Goebel Family Occupations

What did your Goebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Going To School and Manager were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goebel. The most common Goebel occupation in Canada was Clerk. 17% of Goebel's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Goebel family was Manufacturer.

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  • Clerk

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Manager

    17%
  • Manufacturer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goebel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goebel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Goebel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Goebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goebel in 1943 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goebel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goebel 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.

Famous Goebel Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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