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Koebel Name Meaning

German (Köbel): from a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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

Similar surnames: Goebel, Loebel, Kobes, Kobe, Koepsel, Kober, Kuebel, Uebel, Lobel

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Where is the Koebel family from?

You can see how Koebel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koebel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Koebel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Koebel family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Koebel's in USA. New York had the highest population of Koebel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koebel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koebel. 16% of Koebel men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Koebel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koebel were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Koebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koebel 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 799 immigration records available for the last name Koebel. 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 661 military records available for the last name Koebel. For the veterans among your Koebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koebel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Koebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Koebel in 1946 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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