Insel Family History

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Insel Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living on an island, German Insel.

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


Similar surnames: Kesel, Engel, Winkel, Kiesel, Sinsel, Unser, Angel, Ilse, Finzel

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Insel Family Origin

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Insel Family Occupations

What did your Insel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Insel occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Insel's were At Homes. At Home and Works At Candy were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Insel.

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  • At Home

    50%
  • Works At Candy

    50%

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

Insel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Insel Life Expectancy

What is the average Insel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Insel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Insel in 1950 was 46, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Insel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Insel 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.

Famous Insel Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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