Lobel Family History

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Lobel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a pseudo-Germanized form of the Yiddish personal name Leybl, a pet form of Leyb (see Leib). German (Löbel): see Loebel. French: nickname for a deceitful individual or for a flatterer, from a diminutive of Old French lobe ‘flattery’ (of Germanic origin; compare Old High German lob ‘praise’).

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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Lobel Family Origin

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Lobel Family Occupations

What did your Lobel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lobel family was Keeping House. The most common Lobel occupation in the USA was At Home. 33% of Lobel's were At Homes. At Home and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lobel.

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  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Lobel Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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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Draft Card

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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Lobel Life Expectancy

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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