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Wable Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weibel . Indian (Maharashtra): Maratha name of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Wagle, Wible, Gable, Wali, Hable, Wale, Walle, Cable, Sable, Ruble

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Where is the Wable family from?

You can see how Wable families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wable family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wable families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Wable families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Wable's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wable families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wable surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wable ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wable. 53% of Wable men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Wable women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wable were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    20%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • House Wife
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wable. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wable 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Wable. 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 Cards

There are 391 military records available for the last name Wable. For the veterans among your Wable ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wable lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wable life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wable in 1964 was 65, and 63 in 2004.

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