Akel Family History

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Akel Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?aqil ‘sensible’, ‘intelligent’, ‘wise’.

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

Similar surnames: Adel, Apel, Yakel, Axel, Jakel, Akes, Abel, Aken, Ake, Giel

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Akel Family Origin

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Akel Family Occupations

What did your Akel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Akel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Akel's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter


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Akel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 923 census records available for the last name Akel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 652 immigration records available for the last name Akel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 212 military records available for the last name Akel. For the veterans among your Akel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akel Life Expectancy

What is the average Akel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Akel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Akel in 1942 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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