Rubel Family History

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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

What did your Rubel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Merchant

    4%
  • Boarder

    2%

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Rubel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rubel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rubel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rubel. For the veterans among your Rubel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rubel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rubel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rubel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rubel 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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