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Gogel Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German gogel ‘lively’, ‘boisterous’.

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

Similar surnames: Vogel, Rogel, Gugel, Godel, Gockel, Kogel, Gohl, Kugel, Hoge, Hoger

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Where is the Gogel family from?

You can see how Gogel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gogel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gogel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Gogel families living in Missouri. This was about 39% of all the recorded Gogel's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Gogel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gogel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gogel. 20% of Gogel men worked as a Farm Laborer and 45% of Gogel women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gogel were Salesman and Secretary.

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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

  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Servant
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gogel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gogel 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 594 immigration records available for the last name Gogel. 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 843 military records available for the last name Gogel. For the veterans among your Gogel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gogel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Gogel in 1943 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

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