Gebel Family History

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Gebel Name Meaning

German: variant of Gäbel (see Gaebel).

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

Similar surnames: Gabel, Gobel, Goebel, Webel, Rebel, Gaebel, Ebel, Nebel, Hebel, Uebel

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Gebel Family Origin

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Gebel Family Occupations

What did your Gebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gebel. A less common occupation for the Gebel family was Painter. The most common Gebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gebel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Painter


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

Gebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gebel 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 Gebel. 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 940 military records available for the last name Gebel. For the veterans among your Gebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gebel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gebel in 1956 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gebel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gebel 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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