Gaebel Family History
Gaebel Name Meaning
from the personal name Gabelo, a derivative of Gabo, of unexplained origin. habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a fork (see Gabel). South German: from Middle High German gebel ‘skull’, ‘head’, presumably a nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the skull.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press