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Giebel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gebel, gibel, meaning ‘gable’ but also ‘head’, ‘skull’, hence probably a name for someone living at a house with prominent gables or a nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head. The personal name Giebold or Geb(w)alt, from the stem geb- ‘gift’, may have been the origin in some instances.

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

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Giebel Family Origin

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Giebel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Giebel family was Carpenter. The most common Giebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Giebel's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giebel.

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Giebel Life Expectancy

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