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OTHER FORMS: Gabel, Goebel, Göbel
CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 1/17/2016
Meaning & History
Northern English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with Old Norse gafl
‘gable’, which was applied to a triangular-shaped hill. The mountain called Great Gable in Cumbria is named in this way.
Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Gabel
. Possibly an altered spelling of German Göbel