Robel Family History

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Robel Name Meaning

nickname from Sorbian (w)robel ‘sparrow’. (Röbel): habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg. from a pet form of Robert or a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Nobel, Rubel, Lobel, Rebel, Robey, Rogel, Nebel, Roubal, Roed, Kobel

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Robel Family Origin

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Robel Family Occupations

What did your Robel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Journalier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Robel. The most common Robel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Robel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Journalier

    50%

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

Robel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Robel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Robel. 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 Robel. For the veterans among your Robel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robel Life Expectancy

What is the average Robel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Robel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Robel in 1958 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robel 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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