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Vogel Family History

Vogel Name Meaning
German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a happy person or someone who liked to sing, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vogel ‘bird’. JXE This name is found throughout central Europe, not only in German-speaking lands.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Foygl, cognate with 1 above.

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

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Name Distribution of Vogel Families

  • Number of Vogel families
     423 - 844
     142 - 422
     1 - 141
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Vogel families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Vogel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Vogel Family Origin

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Vogel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Vogel

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Vogel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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