Frankel Family History

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Frankel Name Meaning

German (also Fränkel) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): diminutive of Frank.

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


Similar surnames: Frankl, Franken, Fraenkel, Frenkel, Franko, Frank, Finkel, Franke

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Frankel Family Origin

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Frankel Family Occupations

What did your Frankel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frankel occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 6% of Frankel's were Dry Goods Merchants. Dry Goods Merchant, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frankel. A less common occupation for the Frankel family was Merchant.

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    6%
  • Grocer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Merchant

    4%

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

Frankel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frankel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frankel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Frankel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Frankel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Frankel. For the veterans among your Frankel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frankel Life Expectancy

What is the average Frankel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Frankel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frankel in 1946 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frankel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frankel 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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