Dentel Family History

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Dentel Name Meaning

from Middle High German tant ‘empty prattle’, as a nickname for a braggart or someone who busied himself doing nothing. from a pet form of the personal name Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Dengel, Denzel, Eitel, Mentel, Wendel, Engel, Distel, Pantel, Dautel

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Dentel Family Origin

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Dentel Family Occupations

What did your Dentel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Shipping Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dentel. The most common Dentel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Dentel's were Farmers.

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  • Shipping Clerk


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Dentel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 917 census records available for the last name Dentel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dentel 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Dentel. 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 275 military records available for the last name Dentel. For the veterans among your Dentel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dentel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dentel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dentel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dentel in 1962 was 71, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dentel 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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