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Goble Family History

Goble Name Meaning

English: variant of Godbold. Americanized spelling of German Göbel (see Goebel).

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


Similar surnames: Gable, Gobble, Doble, Coble, Gobel, Koble, Noble, Soble, Pole, Roble

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Where is the Goble family from?

You can see how Goble families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goble family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Goble families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 38 Goble families living in Indiana. This was about 28% of all the recorded Goble's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Goble families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goble surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goble ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Goble. 26% of Goble men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Goble women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goble were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Goble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goble census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Goble. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Goble. For the veterans among your Goble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goble lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Goble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Goble in 1942 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

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