Gabler Family History
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Gabler Name Meaning
German and Swiss German (also Gäbler), Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of forks, from an agent derivative of Middle High German gabel(e), German Gabel ‘fork’. habitational name for someone from a place called Gabel in German, Jablone in Czech (see Gabel 3). English: occupational name for a tax collector or usurer, Old French gabelier, gableor, a derivative of gable ‘tax’, ‘revenue’, of Germanic origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press