Edel Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Edilo, formed with Old High German adal ‘tribe’, ‘family’, ‘nobility’. German: status name from Middle High German edel ‘noble’. See also Edelmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Eydl, meaning ‘noble’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German edel ‘noble’, ‘splendid’, ‘fine’. See also Adel 3.

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

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Edel Family Origin

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Edel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butter Dealer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Edel family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Butter Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edel. The most common Edel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Edel's were Farmers.

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Edel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Edel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Edel in 1952 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edel

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