Rubel Name Meaning

variant of Rube 1, 2. (Rübel): metonymic occupational name from a diminutive of Middle High German ruobe (Latin rapum) ‘turnip’, ‘beet’, ‘oilseed rape’, grown for use as a fodder crop or in the case of rape for the oil obtained from its seeds.nickname for a big man, from a Slavic stem (Old Sorbian gruby, Czech hrubý ‘big’). nickname from a Germanized form of Slavic vrobl ‘sparrow’. Compare Wrobel.

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

Similar surnames: Rube, Ruben, Robel, Bubel, Rebel, Aubel, Gabel, Rubin, Ravel, Bel

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Rubel Family Origin

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Rubel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Merchant

  • Boarder


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rubel family was Boarder. Farmer, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rubel. The most common Rubel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Rubel's were Farmers.

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Rubel Historical Records

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Rubel Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Rubel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rubel in 1954 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rubel

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