Drabble Surname Origin
(Origin English) probably for an Anglo-Saxon Drabel (the name Drabba is found); but if a later nickname Dialectal English drabble, 'to besmear with mud,' as in drabble-tail, 'a slattern,' must be the origin.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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