Christel Family History

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Christel Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): from the personal name Christel, a pet form of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Christen, Christie, Christ, Christos, Christl, Christal, Rishel

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Christel Family Origin

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Christel Family Occupations

What did your Christel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Christel family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christel. The most common Christel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Christel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Christel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Christel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Christel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Christel. For the veterans among your Christel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Christel Life Expectancy

What is the average Christel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Christel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Christel in 1963 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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