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Segel Family History

Segel Name Meaning
North German: metonymic occupational name for a sail maker, from Middle Low German segel ‘sail’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Segal.

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

15,228 Historical Documents with Segel on Ancestry.com
5,369 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,803 Military Records
1,568 Immigration Records
4,491 Census and Voter Lists
1,997 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Segel Families

  • Number of Segel families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Segel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Segel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Segel census records

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Segel Family Origin

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Segel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Segel

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Segel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Segel census records

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Segel Civil War Service Records

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