Subject: Re: Searching for Origin
Author: Sean Foglai   (guest)
Date: November 2, 2006 at 8:24 PM
Reply to: Searching for Origin by Sayball

Just a guess ...but possibly related to ...

Polish and Czech: from sobol ‘sable’, a type of marten with handsome black fur; possibly a nickname but more often an occupational name for a fur trader.

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