Hobel Name Meaning

North German (Höbel): topographic name for someone who lived on a hill, Middle Low German hövel.

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

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Hobel Family Origin

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Hobel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hobel. A less common occupation for the Hobel family was Keeping House. The most common Hobel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hobel's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hobel | Data not to scale

Hobel Historical Records

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Hobel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Hobel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hobel in 1956 was 37, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hobel

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