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Kogel Name Meaning

North German (also Kögel): metonymic occupational name for a maker of hooded cloaks or cowls from Middle Low German kogel ‘hood’ (from Late Latin cuculla). South German (also Austria) (also Kögel): topographic name from the dialect word kogel ‘mountain top’ or a habitational name from a place called with this word. German (Kögel): Bavarian variant of Kegel . Compare Koegel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kagel, Kopel, Vogel, Kosel, Bogel, Rogel, Kugel, Kobel, Kober, Bogen

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Where is the Kogel family from?

You can see how Kogel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kogel family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Kogel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Kogel families living in New York. This was about 56% of all the recorded Kogel's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kogel families in 1880.
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What did your Kogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kogel. 32% of Kogel men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kogel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kogel were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Teacher
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • None
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kogel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kogel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 940 immigration records available for the last name Kogel. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kogel. For the veterans among your Kogel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kogel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kogel in 1960 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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