Ancel Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French ancel ‘servant’. Compare Latin ancilla ‘serving maid’. French: variant spelling of Ansel. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the eastern Yiddish personal name Antshl.

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

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Ancel Family Origin

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Ancel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ancel. The most common Ancel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ancel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ancel family was Laborer.

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Ancel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ancel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ancel in 1963 was 77, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ancel

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