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Faniel Family History

Faniel Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived on or near marshy ground, from a diminutive of fagne ‘quagmire’. This, rhyming with Daniel, is how the name Faneuil is pronounced.

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

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1,805 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
116 Military Records
179 Immigration Records
1,638 Census and Voter Lists
994 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Faniel Families

  • Number of Faniel families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Faniel families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Faniel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Faniel Family Origin

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Faniel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Faniel

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Faniel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Faniel census records

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Faniel Civil War Service Records

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