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Cabell Family History

Cabell Name Meaning
Catalan: nickname for a bald man, equivalent to Spanish Cabello.English: variant spelling of Cable.Possibly a respelling of German Göbel (see Goebel) or Kabel.

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

103,903 Historical Documents with Cabell on Ancestry.com
12,396 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,955 Military Records
1,369 Immigration Records
11,896 Census and Voter Lists
72,287 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cabell Families

  • Number of Cabell families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cabell families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cabell families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cabell census records

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Cabell Family Origin

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Cabell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cabell

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Cabell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cabell census records

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Cabell Civil War Service Records

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