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Arpel Family History

Arpel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Appel, Apel, Karpel, Arel, Armel, Ariel, Harpel, Angel, Marvel, Capel

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Where is the Arpel family from?

You can see how Arpel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arpel family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Arpel families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Arpel's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Arpel families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Arpel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 62 census records available for the last name Arpel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arpel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11 immigration records available for the last name Arpel. 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 Cards

There are 4 military records available for the last name Arpel. For the veterans among your Arpel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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