Nebel Family History

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Nebel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Nebel ‘fog’, ‘mist’, Middle High German nebel. This could be a nickname, or alternatively a habitational name from any of several places so named in Schleswig-Holstein and Bavaria. In some cases it may be a shortened form of the Germanic personal name Nibelunc, Nebelung. Altered spelling of German Knebel.

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

Similar surnames: Nobel, Uebel, Eber, Gabel, Hebel, Leben, Rebel, Leber, Aubel, Knebel

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Nebel Family Origin

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Nebel Family Occupations

What did your Nebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Engineer Telegraph Works and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nebel. The most common Nebel occupation in the UK was Engineer Telegraph Works. 50% of Nebel's were Engineer Telegraph Workss.

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  • Engineer Telegraph Works

  • Tailor


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

Nebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Nebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nebel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nebel. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Nebel. For the veterans among your Nebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Nebel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nebel in 1955 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nebel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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