Gagel Family History

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Gagel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Magdeburg.

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

Similar surnames: Gabel, Hazel, Gager, Sagel, Nagel, Gawel, Pagel, Gagen, Kagel, Dagel

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Gagel Family Origin

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Gagel Family Occupations

What did your Gagel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gagel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Gagel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gagel family was Artist. Farmer, Basket Maker and Agt For Machinery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagel.

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  • Farmer

  • Basket Maker

  • Agt For Machinery

  • Artist


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

Gagel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gagel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gagel 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Gagel. 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 Gagel. For the veterans among your Gagel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gagel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gagel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gagel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gagel in 1962 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gagel 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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