Hobel Family History

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Hobel Name Meaning

North German (Höbel): topographic name for someone who lived on a hill, Middle Low German hövel.

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

Similar surnames: Kobel, Hober, Habel, Hebel, Zobel, Sobel, Hofer, Kabel, Hamel, Nobel

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Hobel Family Origin

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Hobel Family Occupations

What did your Hobel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hobel. 27% of Hobel men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Hobel women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hobel were Fireman and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hobel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hobel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hobel 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 635 immigration records available for the last name Hobel. 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 Hobel. For the veterans among your Hobel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hobel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hobel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hobel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hobel in 1956 was 37, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hobel 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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