Gaukel Family History

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Gaukel Name Meaning

South German: occupational name, and occasionally a nickname, for a traveling entertainer, from Middle High German gaukeln ‘to perform magic’, ‘do tricks’.

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


Similar surnames: Gockel, Gaebel, Gugel, Gammel, Gabel, Gaumer, Gacke, Baumel, Gauger

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Gaukel Family Origin

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Gaukel Family Occupations

What did your Gaukel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gaukel occupation in the USA was Baker. 13% of Gaukel's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Gaukel family was Cutter. Baker, Carpenter and Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaukel.

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  • Baker

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Cotton Mill

    13%
  • Cutter

    13%

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

Gaukel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaukel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaukel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaukel. 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 Gaukel. For the veterans among your Gaukel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaukel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaukel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Gaukel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gaukel in 1965 was 67, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaukel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaukel 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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