Last name: CABLE

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CABLE : This last name is indexed 51,759 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CABLE : 1: English: probably from the personal name Kabell' which may be a survival of Anglo-Saxon Ceadbeald a compound of an originally Brittonic element cad ‘battle’ + Old English beald ‘brave bold’.2: English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rope especially the type of stout rope used in maritime applications from Middle English cable ‘cable’ (from Late Latin capulum ‘halter’ a word of Arabic origin but associated by folk etymology with Latin capere ‘to seize’).3: English: metonymic occupational name for a horseman from Middle English cabal ‘horse’.4: Americanized form of German Göbel (see Goebel) and Köbel (see Koebel) and probably also of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Compare Kable.

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