Boegel Family History

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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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Boegel Family Origin

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Boegel Family Occupations

What did your Boegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boegel family was Grocer & Saloon. Blacksmith, Brass Moulder and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boegel. The most common Boegel occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Boegel's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Brass Moulder

  • Farmer

  • Grocer & Saloon


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boegel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boegel Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Boegel Life Expectancy

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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