Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. no-BEL
Other Forms FormsNobelius
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Contributor Contrib.Beautiful Victory on 9/29/2016
Habitational name from Östra Nöbbelöv in Scania, Southern Sweden. The name was originally spelled Nobelius but was later shortened to Nobel. A famous bearer was Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), a Swedish engineer, chemist, and inventor.