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Karmel Name Meaning

ornamental name from Polish karmel ‘caramel’, ‘burnt sugar’. Jewish (Israeli): modern Hebrew name from Mount Carmel, mentioned in the Bible (1 Kings 18:19).

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


Similar surnames: Kamel, Karpel, Harmel, Carmel, Armel, Baumel, Ariel, Hamel, Marmer

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Karmel Family Origin

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Karmel Family Occupations

What did your Karmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Karmel's were Farmers. Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Karmel.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Merchant

    50%

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

Karmel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karmel Life Expectancy

What is the average Karmel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Karmel in 1955 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karmel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karmel 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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