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The Sobels surname is derived from the Polish word "sobol," which is a type of marten (the English word sable is derived from this source). It is generally considered to be a Jewish (E. Ashkenazic) name. One might expect the name to have been occupational for one who raised martens or worked with their fur, and it is quite likely that anyone in Russia working as a furrier in the era when surnames began to be used could have taken on this occupational name.

Sobels Early Origins



The surname Sobels was first found in Russia, where bearers of the name were found in early times.

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Sobels Spelling Variations


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Sobels Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sobol, Sobel, Zobel, Sobolewski, Soboliev and many more.

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Sobels Early History


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Sobels Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sobels research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1636, 1722, 1580 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Sobels History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sobels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sobels Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sobels 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:

Sobels Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Carl August Sobels, aged 45, who arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm

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Sobels Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847HermanVonBeckerath.htm

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  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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  10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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The Sobels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sobels 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.

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