Gogel Family History

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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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Gogel Family Origin

Where is the Gogel family from?

Gogel Family Occupations

What did your Gogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Butter Dealer and Carver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gogel. A less common occupation for the Gogel family was Clerk In Wholesale Clothing House. The most common Gogel occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Gogel's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Butter Dealer

  • Carver

  • Clerk In Wholesale Clothing House


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

Gogel Historical Records

What Gogel family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Gogel Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gogel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gogel 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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