Meaning and Origin of: Gable

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : God is my strength

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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).

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