Meaning and Origin of: Habel

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : from a pet form of the Germanic personal nameHabo, a short form of various compound names formed withhad(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’.
  • Dutch : topographic name from abeel, denoting a type of poplar tree.
  • Dutch : from the personal name Abel (see Abel).
  • Czech and German : Germanized variant of Czech Havel, from the saint’s name Gallus ‘Gall’.