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?

In 1939, 2nd Officer S S Panzoltro and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Goebel. 8% of Goebel men worked as a 2nd Officer S S Panzoltro and 50% of Goebel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goebel were Chauffeur and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • 2nd Officer S S Panzoltro
  • Attendant At College
  • Bank Clerk
  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk K Wood Merchants
  • Household Duties
  • Incapacitated

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

Goebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Goebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goebel 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Goebel. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Goebel. For the veterans among your Goebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Goebel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Goebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goebel in 1943 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goebel

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