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Kandel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kandel, German Kandel ‘pitcher’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of these. German: habitational name from either of two places so named: in the Rhineland-Palatinate and in the Black Forest.

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


Similar surnames: Mandel, Handel, Bandel, Zindel, Kadel, Sandel, Lander, Kunkel, Wendel

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Kandel Family Origin

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Kandel Family Occupations

What did your Kandel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kandel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kandel's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Car Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kandel. A less common occupation for the Kandel family was Housework.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Car Driver

    17%
  • Housework

    17%

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

Kandel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kandel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kandel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kandel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kandel in 1950 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kandel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kandel 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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