Habel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Habo, a short form of various compound names formed with had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’. Dutch: topographic name from abeel, denoting a type of poplar tree. Dutch: from the personal name Abel (see Abel). Czech and German: Germanized variant of Czech Havel, from the saint’s name Gallus ‘Gall’.

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


Similar surnames: Abel, Babel, Gabel, Hamel, Hadel, Havel, Abele, Happel, Kabel, Zabel

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Habel Family Origin

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Habel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Habel family was Carpenter. The most common Habel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Habel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Habel.

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Habel Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Habel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Habel in 1950 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Habel

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