Name: Goebel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Goebel

  • Meaning:
    Bright god
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    (GO bel)
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    Goebel appeared on the top 1000 names for the US in 1900 when William Goebel was a well known public figure. Goebel had been elected governor of Kentucky the year before and was assassinated in 1900. A supporter of civil rights and an extremely intelligent man, he was involved in a duel with one of his political enemies which resulted in the other man's death.

    Goebel is now strongly associated with the Nazi minister for propaganda.
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