Koel Family History

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Koel Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Coel, itself a variant of Kool. German: variant spelling of Köhl (see Kohl 1).

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


Similar surnames: Koehl, Keel, Poel, Kiel, Kosel, Koep, Joel, Kohl, Kogel, Kopel

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Koel Family Origin

Where is the Koel family from?

Koel Family Occupations

What did your Koel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Koel's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Koel. A less common occupation for the Koel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%

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

Koel Historical Records

What Koel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Koel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koel 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 Koel

Passenger List

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

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Koel Life Expectancy

What is the average Koel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Koel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Koel in 1964 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koel 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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