Zobel Family History

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Zobel Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a furrier or fur trader, from Old High German zobel ‘sable fur’. nickname from Middle High German zoblen ‘to tease’, ‘to scrap or fight’. from a personal name, Zobelo.

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


Similar surnames: Sobel, Zabel, Lobel, Kobel, Gobel, Nobel, Kober, Kabel, Gabel, Kopel

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Zobel Family Origin

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Zobel Family Occupations

What did your Zobel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Blacksmith was the top reported job for people in the CA named Zobel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Blacksmith
    100%

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

Zobel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Zobel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zobel 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 Zobel. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Zobel. For the veterans among your Zobel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zobel Life Expectancy

What is the average Zobel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Zobel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zobel in 1953 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

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