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Dannel Family History

Dannel 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: Daniel, Danner, Dankel, Dannen, Dangel, Mannel, Hannel, Dannels

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Where is the Dannel family from?

You can see how Dannel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dannel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dannel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Dannel families living in Alabama. This was about 47% of all the recorded Dannel's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Dannel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dannel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dannel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dannel. 31% of Dannel men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Dannel women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dannel were Chauffeur and Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Chauffeur
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    60%
  • Waitress
    40%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dannel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dannel 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Dannel. 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 256 military records available for the last name Dannel. For the veterans among your Dannel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dannel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dannel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Dannel in 1963 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

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