Bengel Family History

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Bengel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named, for example in Bavaria and the Mosel area. from Middle High German bengel ‘club’, ‘cudgel’ or in a transferred sense ‘hooligan’, ‘lout’, hence a nickname for a boorish man.

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

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Bengel Family Origin

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Bengel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bengel. A less common occupation for the Bengel family was Keeping House. The most common Bengel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Bengel's were Laborers.

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Bengel Historical Records

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Bengel Life Expectancy

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