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Magel Family History

Magel Name Meaning
Dutch: from a female personal name derived from the Germanic female personal name Machthild, composed of the elements macht ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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

20,718 Historical Documents with Magel on Ancestry.com
5,216 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,035 Military Records
1,473 Immigration Records
8,863 Census and Voter Lists
4,131 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Magel Families

  • Number of Magel families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magel families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Magel families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Magel census records

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Magel Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Magel families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Magel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Magel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Magel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Magel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Magel census records

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Magel Civil War Service Records

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