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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zabel

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  1. A surname​.
  2. (obsolete) chessboard

Notable Persons Named Zabel

Zabel was born on February 4th, 1878 in Scutari, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. She passed away in 1943.


Zabel was born on July 23rd, 1863 in Üsküdar. She breathed her last breath on June 19th, 1934.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zabel

Erik Zabel is a cyclist. Erik was born on July 7th, 1970 in East Berlin, East Germany.


Rick was born on December 7th, 1993 in Unna, Germany.



Bryce Zabel is a television actor, director, producer, and writer. Bryce was born on May 17th, 1954.


Steve Zabel is a football player. He was most prominent from 1970 to 1979. Steve was born on March 20th, 1948 in Minneapolis.


Jim Zabel was a sports broadcaster. His most notable accomplishments were from 1944 to 2013. Jim was born on September 5th, 1921. He died on May 23rd, 2013.


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Popularity of Zabel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zabel U.S.
  White 96.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zabel

People with the last name Zabel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zabel

  • How Popular is the name Zabel? Zabel is the 77,904th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zabel was the 8,808th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zabel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Zabel in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zabel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zabel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zabel is Thursday, May 10th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Zabel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zabel was in 2015 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zabel: Your name in reverse order is Lebaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Belza. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zabel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,717 people with the last name Zabel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zabel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Zabel as their last name.

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