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Dautel Family History

Dautel Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Swabian dautel ‘indecisive or clumsy man’. German: from a pet form of Daut . French: habitational name with the preposition d(e) for someone from any of several places called Les Autels (see Desautels ).

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

Similar surnames: Mantel, Distel, Martel, Pantel, Dutil, Aubel, Daniel, Sauter, Dubel

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Where is the Dautel family from?

You can see how Dautel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dautel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dautel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Dautel families living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dautel's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Dautel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dautel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dautel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dautel. 26% of Dautel men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Dautel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dautel were Lather and Teacher. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Machinist
  • Lather

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dautel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dautel 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 348 immigration records available for the last name Dautel. 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 387 military records available for the last name Dautel. For the veterans among your Dautel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dautel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dautel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dautel in 1962 was 81, and 72 in 2004.

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