Gurgel Family History

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Gurgel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Burger, Turkel, Mergel, Kugel, Burge, Muriel, Gugel, Orgel, Pugel

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Gurgel Family Origin

Where is the Gurgel family from?

Gurgel Family Occupations

What did your Gurgel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurgel occupation in the USA was Work On Street. 100% of Gurgel's were Work On Streets.

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  • Work On Street


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

Gurgel Historical Records

What Gurgel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 749 census records available for the last name Gurgel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurgel 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Gurgel. 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 171 military records available for the last name Gurgel. For the veterans among your Gurgel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurgel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurgel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gurgel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gurgel in 1955 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurgel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurgel 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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