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Constable Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the law-enforcement officer of a parish, from Middle English, Old French conestable, cunestable, from Late Latin comes stabuli ‘officer of the stable’. The title was also borne by various other officials during the Middle Ages, including the chief officer of the household (and army) of a medieval ruler, and this may in some cases be the source of the surname. Americanized spelling of Dutch Constapel, an occupational name for the chief gunner aboard a ship or in the garrison of a fort.

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


Similar surnames: Costabile, Constant, Constantine, Stables, Castle, Stabler, Conte

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Constable Family Origin

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Constable Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Constable. The most common Constable occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Constable's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Constable family was Keeping House.

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Constable Life Expectancy

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