Sobel Family History
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Sobel Name Meaning
Eastern German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic sobol ‘sable’, Yiddish soybl, a type of marten with handsome black fur. As a German name this is either a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sable (for example, someone with sleek black hair), or an occupational name for a fur trader; as a Jewish name it is generally ornamental.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sobol, Zobel, Nobel, Lobel, Kobel, Kober, Hober, Gabel, Bobek, Hobel