Goebel Family History

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Goebel Name Meaning

German (Göbel): from the personal name Göbel, a pet form of the Old High German name Godebert, composed of the elements god ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Godel, Gaebel, Giebel, Koebel, Goede, Gobel, Gabel, Loebel, Lobel

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Goebel Family Origin

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Goebel Family Occupations

What did your Goebel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Boot Maker

    20%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Cotton Broker

    20%
  • Dairyman

    20%

In 1881, Boot Maker, Butcher and Cotton Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goebel. The most common Goebel occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 20% of Goebel's were Boot Makers. A less common occupation for the Goebel family was Dairyman.

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Goebel Historical Records

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Goebel Life Expectancy

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Famous Goebel Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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