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

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  • At Home

    50%
  • Works At Candy

    50%

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

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Insel Historical Records

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Insel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Insel

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