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Hable Name Meaning

German: variant of Habel, or in some cases an Americanized spelling of this name.

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

Similar surnames: Gable, Hale, Halle, Able, Harle, Wable, Walle, Wible, Bable, Hazle

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Where is the Hable family from?

You can see how Hable families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hable family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hable families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hable families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Hable's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hable families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hable surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hable ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hable. 20% of Hable men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Hable women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hable were Machinist and New Worker.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • New Worker
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What Hable family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hable. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hable 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Hable. 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 639 military records available for the last name Hable. For the veterans among your Hable ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hable lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hable life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hable in 1955 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

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