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Gable Early Origins



The surname Gable was first found in Silesia, 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 turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Gable Spelling Variations


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Gable Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gabel, Gabbel, Gabler, Gabbell, Gabele, Gabels and many more.

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Gable Early History


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Gable Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gable research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1420, 1735, 1715, 1617, 1673 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Gable History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gable Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gable Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gable Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gable Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Gable, who landed in Virginia in 1662

Gable Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Gable, aged 67, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Johan Peter Gable, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • John Peter Gable, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773

Gable Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Gable, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1832

Gable Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Gable, who landed in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gable (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gable (post 1700)



  • Carl " C. J." Gable (b. 1987), American NFL football running back for the Denver Broncos
  • June Gable (b. 1945), Tony award-nominated American actress
  • Jeremy Gable (b. 1982), American playwright
  • William Clark Gable (1901-1960), American film actor, best known for his role as Rhett Butler the epic film Gone with the Wind (1939)
  • Brian Gable (b. 1949), Canadian editorial cartoonist for The Globe and Mail, and won National Newspaper Awards in 1986, 1995, 2001 and 2005
  • Christopher Gable CBE (1940-1998), English ballet dancer, choreographer, and actor named a Commander of the British Empire in 1996

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Suggested Readings for the name Gable


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Suggested Readings for the name Gable



  • Mayflower to the Moon: Herveys & Gables by Donald G. Hervey.

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Gable Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gable Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gable Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 December 2013 at 00:36.

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