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Boegel Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for an archer, bögel ‘bow’, or for a maker or seller of harness equipment, from the same word in the sense ‘stirrup’, ‘ring’, or ‘yoke’. from the short pet form (Bogo) of a Germanic personal name formed with bogo ‘bow’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Bogel, Siegel, Roedel, Boege, Bogen, Kogel, Hegel, Huegel, Regel

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Where is the Boegel family from?

You can see how Boegel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boegel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Boegel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Boegel families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Boegel's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Boegel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boegel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Boegel. 54% of Boegel men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Electrician
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boegel 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Boegel. 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 250 military records available for the last name Boegel. For the veterans among your Boegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boegel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Boegel in 1963 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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