Dengel Family History

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Dengel Name Meaning

from a pet form of the medieval personal name Anton(ius) (see Anthony) or a Sorbian short form of Daniel. Westphalian nickname for an idler, from Low German dengel ‘sluggish’.

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

Similar surnames: Mengel, Dentel, Engel, Hengel, Wengel, Dangel, Denzel, Rengel, Wendel

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Dengel Family Origin

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Dengel Family Occupations

What did your Dengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dengel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dengel. A less common occupation for the Dengel family was Bird Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Bird Store


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

Dengel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dengel 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 859 immigration records available for the last name Dengel. 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 Dengel. For the veterans among your Dengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dengel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Dengel in 1962 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dengel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dengel 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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