Robel Family History
Robel Name Meaning
Sorbian: nickname from Lower Sorbian robel ‘sparrow’; compare 2 below. Germanized form of Sorbian Wrobel and Wrobl cognates of German (Röbel): habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg. German: from a pet form of Robert or an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’ + bald ‘bold brave’. Compare Roble .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press