Gabe Family History

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Gabe Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French gabe ‘joke’ (of Old Norse origin). German: from a short form of Germanic personal name formed with geba ‘gift’. Compare Gebhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gale, Babe, Game, Gade, Gaber, Gable, Gage, Mabe, Garbe, Garb

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Gabe Family Origin

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Gabe Family Occupations

What did your Gabe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gents Collar Cutter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gabe. 50% of Gabe men worked as a Gents Collar Cutter and 88% of Gabe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gabe were Police Constable (retired) and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gents Collar Cutter
    50%
  • Police Constable (retired)
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Retired
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gabe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gabe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabe 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 902 immigration records available for the last name Gabe. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Gabe. For the veterans among your Gabe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gabe Life Expectancy

What is the average Gabe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gabe in 1953 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gabe 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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