When Elna Zabel was born on 24 February 1896, in Valley Cottage, Rockland, New York, United States, her father, Adolph Julius Zabel, was 29 and her mother, Anna Marie Miller, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Joseph Francis Ennis. She lived in Clarkstown, Rockland, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died in August 1973, in Dumont, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 77.
German: from Middle High German zabel ‘board game’ (from Latin tabula), hence a nickname for a habitual game player.
North German: variant of Zobel .