Gobel Name Meaning

German (usually Göbel): see Goebel. French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of goblets and tankards, from Old French gobel ‘drinking vessel’, ‘cup’ (apparently from Celtic gob ‘mouth’). English: in some cases possibly a variant of Godbold. Compare Goble.

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


Similar surnames: Gabel, Lobel, Jobe, Borel, Zobel, Godel, Gibel, Gobeli, Goebel, Nobel

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Gobel Family Origin

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Gobel Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Greengrocer

    25%
  • Inmate Almshouse

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gobel family was Inmate Almshouse. The most common Gobel occupation in the UK was Butcher. 25% of Gobel's were Butchers. Butcher, Cabinet Maker and Greengrocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gobel.

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Gobel Historical Records

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Gobel Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Gobel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gobel in 1948 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gobel

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