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Kabel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kabel ‘rope’, ‘cable’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a rope maker. The surname is found mainly in the North Sea ports. German: topographic name from Middle Low German kabel ‘lot field’. This alludes to the custom in North Rhine-Westphalia of alloting communally-owned plots of land to individual farmers by the drawing of lots. Czech and Slovak (Kabela): nickname for a loud or boastful person, a big mouth, from kabela ‘satchel’, ‘leather bag’.

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


Similar surnames: Gabel, Kobel, Zabel, Kagel, Kadel, Kober, Kamel, Kibel, Habel, Haber

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Kabel Family Origin

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Kabel Family Occupations

What did your Kabel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kabel. A less common occupation for the Kabel family was Shoemaker. The most common Kabel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kabel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    10%

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Kabel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kabel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kabel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kabel. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kabel. For the veterans among your Kabel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kabel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kabel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kabel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kabel in 1944 was 28, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kabel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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