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Daniels Family History

Daniels Name Meaning
English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

2,872,471 Historical Documents with Daniels on Ancestry.com
851,072 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
100,916 Military Records
41,519 Immigration Records
549,102 Census and Voter Lists
1,329,862 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Daniels Families

  • Number of Daniels families
     480 - 957
     161 - 479
     1 - 160
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Daniels families
     754 - 1,505
     252 - 753
     1 - 251
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Daniels families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Daniels Family Origin

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Daniels Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Daniels

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Daniels Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Daniels Civil War Service Records

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