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Lobel Name Meaning

German (Löbel): from a pet form of Loeb . South German (Löbel): from the personal name Leopold . Jewish (western Ashkenazic; Löbel): variant of Leibel . Compare Lobell and Loebel . French (northern): variant of Laubel itself a variant of Aubel ‘white poplar’ with fused definite article l'. Alternatively perhaps a nickname for a deceitful individual or for a flatterer from a derivative of Old French lobe ‘flattery’ (of ancient Germanic origin).

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

Similar surnames: Nobel, Zobel, Sobel, Gobel, Robel, Liber, Leben, Kobel, Aubel, Loebel

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Where is the Lobel family from?

You can see how Lobel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lobel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lobel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Lobel families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lobel's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lobel families in 1911.
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What did your Lobel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lobel. 100% of Lobel men worked as a Cultivateur. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
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There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lobel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lobel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lobel. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lobel. For the veterans among your Lobel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lobel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lobel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Lobel in 1962 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

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