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Korbel Name Meaning

South German (Körbel): from Körbel, a diminutive of Korb ‘basket’. Czech: metonymic occupational name for a maker of drinking vessels, from korbel ‘tankard’.

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


Similar surnames: Korber, Kober, Kerbel, Gobel, Corbell, Korb, Kogel, Zobel, Kozel

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Korbel Family Origin

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Korbel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Propt. Box Fact.

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%

In 1880, the most common Korbel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Korbel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Korbel family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Propt. Box Fact. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Korbel.

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Korbel Life Expectancy

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