Emanuel Family History

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Emanuel Name Meaning

From the Hebrew personal name Imanuel ‘God is with us’, found as a personal name in many European languages.

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

Similar surnames: Manuel, Samuel, Emmanuel, Emanuele, Daniel, Manser, Mangel, Mandel

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Emanuel Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Emanuel name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Emanuel. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


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Emanuel Family Origin

Where is the Emanuel family from?

Emanuel Family Occupations

What did your Emanuel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emanuel. The most common Emanuel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Emanuel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emanuel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Emanuel Historical Records

What Emanuel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Emanuel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emanuel 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Emanuel. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Emanuel. For the veterans among your Emanuel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emanuel Life Expectancy

What is the average Emanuel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Emanuel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Emanuel in 1950 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emanuel 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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