Koffel Family History

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Koffel Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Kofel ‘rounded hilltop or mountain summit’. Respelling of German Kofahl, an occupational name for a blacksmith, from Sorbian kowal.

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

Similar surnames: Kuffel, Kogel, Koffler, Offen, Coffel, Kopel, Kobel, Koppel, Riffel

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Koffel Family Origin

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Koffel Family Occupations

What did your Koffel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Wheelright, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koffel. The most common Koffel occupation in the USA was Wheelright. 19% of Koffel's were Wheelrights. A less common occupation for the Koffel family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Wheelright

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retired Farmer


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

Koffel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koffel Life Expectancy

What is the average Koffel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Koffel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Koffel in 1963 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koffel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koffel 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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