Meaning and Origin of: Gable
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First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew : God is my strength
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Northern English : of uncertain origin, perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with Old Norse gafl ‘gable’, which was applied to a triangular-shaped hill. The mountain called Great Gable in Cumbria is named in this way.
- Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Gabel.
- Possibly an altered spelling of German Göbel (see Goebel).