Gabe Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French gabe ‘joke’ (of Old Norse origin). German: from a short form of Germanic personal name formed with geba ‘gift’. Compare Gebhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gale, Babe, Game, Gade, Gaber, Gable, Gage, Mabe, Garbe, Garb

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Gabe Family Origin

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Gabe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gabe. A less common occupation for the Gabe family was Keeps House. The most common Gabe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Gabe's were Farmers.

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Gabe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gabe in 1953 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gabe

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