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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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Where is the Gagel family from?

You can see how Gagel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gagel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gagel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 20 Gagel families living in Ohio. This was about 19% of all the recorded Gagel's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Gagel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gagel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gagel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Retd were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gagel. 34% of Gagel men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Gagel women worked as a Retd. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gagel were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Retd
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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