Family name origins & meanings
- Dutch : habitational name from Abeele in Zeeland.
- South German and Swiss German : from a pet form of the personal name Albrecht (see Albert).
- Latvian : from Latvian ābele ‘apple tree’, a topographic name or occupational name for someone who lived by or owned an orchard.
- Variant of the Ashkenazic Jewish name Abeles.