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Nobel Name Meaning

Swedish: shortened form of Nobelius, a Latinized habitational name from a place called Nöbbelöv. This is one of the rare genuine habitational names in Swedish, as distinct from ornamental coinages, which sometimes look like place names. German (also Nöbel): from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with not ‘distress’, ‘force’.German (also Nöbel): in some cases a habitational name from a place so named near Danzig (Polish Gdansk) and (Nöbel) from Nöbeln in Saxony. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German nobel ‘noble’.

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


Similar surnames: Nebel, Lobel, Robel, Sobel, Gabel, Knobel, Kober, Kobel, Hober, Zobel

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Nobel Family Origin

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Nobel Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Nobel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%

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

Nobel Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Nobel. For the veterans among your Nobel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nobel Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Nobel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nobel in 1954 was 55, and 81 in 2003.

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