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Scopel Family History

Scopel Name Meaning
Italian: reduced form of the Sicilian family name Scopello, a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, for example in Trapani, from Latin scopellus, from Greek skopelos ‘watch tower’. The Greek word also means ‘reef’ and ‘obstacle’. Skopelos is the name of an island in the Aegean.

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

3,030 Historical Documents with Scopel on Ancestry.com
1,126 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
162 Military Records
374 Immigration Records
761 Census and Voter Lists
607 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Scopel Families

  • Number of Scopel families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scopel families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Scopel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Scopel census records

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Scopel Family Origin

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Scopel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Scopel

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Scopel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scopel census records

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Military Service by Scopel

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