Grabel Family History

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Grabel Name Meaning

South German: variant of Grable. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of Swiss German Krähbühl (see Graybill).

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

Similar surnames: Gabel, Gradel, Gravely, Graber, Gravel, Graben, Rabey, Graner, Gaebel

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Grabel Family Origin

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Grabel Family Occupations

What did your Grabel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grabel family was Grocer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grabel. The most common Grabel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Grabel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Grocer


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

Grabel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grabel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grabel 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Grabel. 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 340 military records available for the last name Grabel. For the veterans among your Grabel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grabel Life Expectancy

What is the average Grabel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grabel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grabel in 1955 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grabel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grabel 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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