Nebel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Nebel ‘fog’, ‘mist’, Middle High German nebel. This could be a nickname, or alternatively a habitational name from any of several places so named in Schleswig-Holstein and Bavaria. In some cases it may be a shortened form of the Germanic personal name Nibelunc, Nebelung. Altered spelling of German Knebel.

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


Similar surnames: Nobel, Uebel, Eber, Gabel, Hebel, Leben, Rebel, Leber, Aubel, Knebel

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Nebel Family Origin

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Nebel Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Nebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Nebel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nebel family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nebel.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Nebel Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Nebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nebel in 1955 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

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