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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gobel

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Alt. Meaning

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gobel

George Gobel was a singer/actor/comedian, actor, and comedian. He was most prominent from 1953 to 1988. George was given the name George Leslie Goebel on May 20th, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He died on February 24th, 1991.


Leon is a pop music, dance music, and techno singing. Leon was given the name Jürgen Göbel on April 4th, 1969.



Jason Gobel is a progressive metal guitarist. He plays Guitar. Jason was born in Solon Township, Leelanau County, Michigan.


Karl was born on January 20th, 1900 in Adelschlag. He breathed his last breath on March 2nd, 1945.


Barbara was born on April 8th, 1943 in Jena.


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Popularity of Gobel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gobel U.S.
  White 89.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gobel

People with the last name Gobel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gobel

  • How Popular is the name Gobel? Gobel is the 50,624th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gobel was the 16,502nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gobel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40 babies born with the first name Gobel in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gobel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gobel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gobel is Saturday, March 28th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Gobel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gobel was in 1933 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Random Gobel Factoid: According to the 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gobel is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1938.
  • Weird things about the name Gobel: Your name in reverse order is Lebog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Blgoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gobel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,741 people with the last name Gobel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gobel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gobel as their last name since less than 1 person in 169k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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