Kabel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kabel ‘rope’, ‘cable’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a rope maker. The surname is found mainly in the North Sea ports. German: topographic name from Middle Low German kabel ‘lot field’. This alludes to the custom in North Rhine-Westphalia of alloting communally-owned plots of land to individual farmers by the drawing of lots. Czech and Slovak (Kabela): nickname for a loud or boastful person, a big mouth, from kabela ‘satchel’, ‘leather bag’.

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


Similar surnames: Gabel, Kobel, Zabel, Kagel, Kadel, Kober, Kamel, Kibel, Habel, Haber

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Kabel Family Origin

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Kabel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kabel family was Shoemaker. The most common Kabel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kabel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kabel.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Kabel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kabel in 1944 was 28, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kabel

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