Abel, which means "noble one." Interestingly, it does not appear to be derived from the biblical name Abel. The surname is associated with Swabia, in the southwest of Germany.
The surname Abele was first found in Wuerttembeg, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that south-western region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the
System and the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Abele research.Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1495, 1547, 1684, 1781, 1844, 1628, 1685, 1682, 1761, 1634, 1696, 1725 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Abele History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Abel, Abele, Aubeller, Abell, Abelle, Abeles, Abeler and many more.
Notables with the surname Abele during this period were Christoph Ignaz Abele, von und zu Lilienberg (1628-1685), an Austrian
jurist; Christian Ferdinand Abel (1682-1761), one of the most famous German Baroque violinists, cellists and... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Abele Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.