Gangel Family History

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Gangel Name Meaning

German (Gängel): variant of Gangl.

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

Similar surnames: Ganger, Daniel, Gagel, Gange, Rangel, Dangel, Mangel, Langel, Gangl

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Gangel Family Origin

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Gangel Family Occupations

What did your Gangel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and M were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gangel. The most common Gangel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gangel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gangel family was Makes Ties. M.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • M

  • Makes Ties. M


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

Gangel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gangel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gangel 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 363 immigration records available for the last name Gangel. 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 267 military records available for the last name Gangel. For the veterans among your Gangel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gangel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gangel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gangel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gangel in 1942 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gangel 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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