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The VARVEL/VARBLE/WARBLE/VERBLE etc name
Posted by: Jack Warvel Date: September 28, 2000 at 08:24:31
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I have been researching this name for 25 years. I have found it spelled variously as:

VARABLE
VARBEL
VARBLE
VARVAL
VARVEL
VERBEL
VERBLE
VERVELL
VERVIL
VIRBLE
VIRBEL
WARBEL
WARBELL
WARBLE
WARREL
WARVAL
WARVELL
WARVILL
WARVER
WARVEL
WARVIL
WARWELL
WEIBEL
WEIBLE
WERBEL
WERBER
WERBLE
WERVAL
WERVEL
WERVELL
WERVIL
WIRBEL
WIRBLE
WIRVIL
WORBEL
WORBLE
WORVAL
WORVEL
WORVIL
WURBLE
WURPEL
WURPLE
WOERBEL

There are several other variations, but they are rare. Unfortuately, it is necessary to check all the above names when
searching through indices or you might miss your ancestors.

Here is a short list of common factors found in the different spellings.

1. The first letter is a "V" or a "W" 99% of the time.

2. The second letter may be any vowel: a,e,i,o, or u.

3. The third letter is "R" 95+% of the time.

4. The fourth letter is a "B" or a "V" 90% of the time.

5. If the fourth letter is an "F" suspect the Warfel family of Pennsylvania.

6. The fifth letter may be any vowel a,e,i,o, or u. Sometimes it is "L".

7. The sixth letter is usually "L" or "E".

Hope this helps

Jack


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