Gable History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gable family

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.

Important Dates for the Gable family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gable research. Another 133 words (10 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.

Gable Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Gable family (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.

Gable migration to the United States

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 [1]
Gable Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Conrad Gable, aged 67, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Johan Peter Gable, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • John Peter Gable, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]
Gable Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Gable, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1832 [1]

Gable migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gable Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • John Gable, who landed in Canada in 1831

Contemporary Notables of the name Gable (post 1700)

  • William "Clark" Gable (1901-1960), American film actor, best known for his role as Rhett Butler the epic film Gone with the Wind (1939)
  • Guitar Gable (1937-2017), stage name of Gabriel Perrodin, American Louisiana blues, swamp blues and swamp pop musician
  • 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
  • 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

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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