Adel Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of a number of personal names beginning with Old High German adal ‘noble’. Compare Edel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Adel ‘nobility’. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic adil ‘just’, ‘legally competent (as a witness)’.

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


Similar surnames: Edel, Ader, Apel, Ades, Ade, Kadel, Nadel, Abel, Adell, Axel

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Adel Family Origin

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Adel Family Occupations

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  • Art. Flower Manuf.

    17%
  • Carriage Maker

    17%
  • Coffee Room

    17%
  • Druggist

    17%

In 1880, the most common Adel occupation in the USA was Art. Flower Manuf.. 17% of Adel's were Art. Flower Manuf.s. A less common occupation for the Adel family was Druggist. Art. Flower Manuf., Carriage Maker and Coffee Room were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adel.

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Adel Historical Records

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Adel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2003, Adel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Adel in 1958 was 55, and 80 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adel

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