Gabbe Family History

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Gabbe Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Gable, Garbe, Labbe, Gabe, Abbe, Grabbe, Gale, Gabel, Gange, Kibbe

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Gabbe Family Origin

Where is the Gabbe family from?

Gabbe Family Occupations

What did your Gabbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gabbe family was Works In Saw Mill. The most common Gabbe occupation in the USA was Clerk In Tea Store. 33% of Gabbe's were Clerk In Tea Stores. Clerk In Tea Store and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gabbe.

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  • Clerk In Tea Store

  • Farmer

  • Works In Saw Mill


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gabbe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gabbe Historical Records

What Gabbe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gabbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabbe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gabbe

Passenger List

There are 443 immigration records available for the last name Gabbe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 131 military records available for the last name Gabbe. For the veterans among your Gabbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gabbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Gabbe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gabbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gabbe in 1960 was 54, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gabbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gabbe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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