Jakel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakob.

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


Similar surnames: Yakel, Jackel, Jekel, Jakes, Eckel, Apel, Basel, Sagel, Kaskel, Janey

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Jakel Family Origin

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Jakel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Agent

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jakel. The most common Jakel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Jakel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jakel family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Jakel | Data not to scale

Jakel Historical Records

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Jakel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Jakel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Jakel in 1954 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakel

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