Fluegel Family History

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Fluegel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of south German Pflügl, Pfliegl, metonymic occupational names for a plow maker or, by extension, for a farmer, from a diminutive of Middle High German pfluoc ‘plow’. topographic name from the field name Flügel, literally ‘wing’, denoting a jutting piece of land extending beyond the boundaries of a farmer’s land.

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

Similar surnames: Flegel, Bluemel, Pflueger, Flieger, Fiegel, Fegely, Siegel, Liegel

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Fluegel Family Origin

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Fluegel Family Occupations

What did your Fluegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fluegel. The most common Fluegel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 21% of Fluegel's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Fluegel family was Carpenter.

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Carpenter


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Fluegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fluegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fluegel 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 705 immigration records available for the last name Fluegel. 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 522 military records available for the last name Fluegel. For the veterans among your Fluegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fluegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fluegel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fluegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fluegel in 1951 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

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