Karel Family History

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Karel Name Meaning

Dutch, German, Czech, and Slovenian: from the personal name Karel (see Charles).

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


Similar surnames: Kares, Karl, Karen, Kamel, Kadel, Kabel, Karol, Karpel, Kara, Axel

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Karel Family Origin

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Karel Family Occupations

What did your Karel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karel. A less common occupation for the Karel family was Machinist. The most common Karel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Karel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Tailor

    22%
  • Machinist

    11%

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

Karel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Karel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Karel. 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 Karel. For the veterans among your Karel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karel Life Expectancy

What is the average Karel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Karel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Karel in 1953 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karel 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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