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Fischel Family History

Fischel Name Meaning

South German: from a diminutive of Fisch . Compare Fishel Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Fishl (see Fishel ).

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


Similar surnames: Fishel, Fischer, Fischl, Fisher, Kuschel, Pischel, Moschel, Fischler

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Where is the Fischel family from?

You can see how Fischel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fischel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Fischel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 44 Fischel families living in New York. This was about 39% of all the recorded Fischel's in USA. New York had the highest population of Fischel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fischel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fischel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fischel. 32% of Fischel men worked as a Salesman and 31% of Fischel women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fischel were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Salesman
    32%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    31%
  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fischel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fischel 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fischel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fischel. For the veterans among your Fischel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fischel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fischel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fischel in 1963 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

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