Cabell Family History

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Cabell Name Meaning

Catalan: nickname for a bald man, equivalent to Spanish Cabello. English: variant spelling of Cable. Possibly a respelling of German Göbel (see Goebel) or Kabel.

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

Similar surnames: Capell, Cabello, Cavell, Canell, Castell, Abell, Labell, Abela

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Cabell Family Origin

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Cabell Family Occupations

What did your Cabell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cabell family was Barrister In Actual Practise (MA Cambs). Agricultural Labourer, Coachman and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cabell. The most common Cabell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Cabell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coachman

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Barrister In Actual Practise (MA Cambs)


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

Cabell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Cabell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Cabell. For the veterans among your Cabell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cabell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cabell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cabell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cabell in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cabell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cabell 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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