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Goebel Family History

Goebel Name Meaning
German (Göbel): from the personal name Göbel, a pet form of the Old High German name Godebert, composed of the elements god ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

218,056 Historical Documents with Goebel on Ancestry.com
90,475 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,943 Military Records
5,850 Immigration Records
30,263 Census and Voter Lists
82,525 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Goebel Families

  • Number of Goebel families
     69 - 135
     24 - 68
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goebel families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Goebel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Goebel census records

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Goebel Family Origin

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Goebel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Goebel

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Goebel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goebel census records

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Goebel Civil War Service Records

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