Wable Family History

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Wable Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weibel. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as wah-blay: Hindu (Maratha) name of unknown meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Wagle, Wible, Gable, Wali, Hable, Wale, Walle, Cable, Sable, Ruble

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Wable Family Origin

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Wable Family Occupations

What did your Wable ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Field and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wable. The most common Wable occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wable's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wable family was Clerk In Grocery.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Field

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk In Grocery


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wable ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wable Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wable. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wable 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Wable. 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 391 military records available for the last name Wable. For the veterans among your Wable ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wable Life Expectancy

What is the average Wable lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wable life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wable in 1964 was 65, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wable

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wable 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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