Kochel Family History

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Kochel Name Meaning

German (Köchel): habitational name from any of the numerous minor place names in Bavaria and the Tyrol that get their name from Köchel, a dialect term denoting an island of raised land surrounded by marsh.

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


Similar surnames: Kocher, Gockel, Rachel, Koppel, Kogel, Kuschel, Konkel, Kobel, Locher

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Kochel Family Origin

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Kochel Family Occupations

What did your Kochel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kochel family was Foreman At Pipe Mill. The most common Kochel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kochel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kochel.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Foreman At Pipe Mill

    7%

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

Kochel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kochel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kochel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kochel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kochel in 1962 was 72, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kochel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kochel 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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