Klingel Family History

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Klingel Name Meaning

German: from Klingel ‘small bell’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of handbells or alternatively a nickname for an incessant chatterer.

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


Similar surnames: Klinge, Klipfel, Lingel, Ringel, Slinger, Krengel, Kriegel, Klingler

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Klingel Family Origin

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Klingel Family Occupations

What did your Klingel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klingel. A less common occupation for the Klingel family was Shoemaker. The most common Klingel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Klingel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    8%

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

Klingel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klingel Life Expectancy

What is the average Klingel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Klingel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Klingel in 1952 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klingel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klingel 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.

Famous Klingel Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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