Mackel Family History

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Mackel Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a pet form of Mack 2 or a related personal name such as Markward or Markhart (Mackart).

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


Similar surnames: Markel, Yackel, Mackes, Jackel, Mickel, Meckel, Macke, Mackey, Macken

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Mackel Family Origin

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Mackel Family Occupations

What did your Mackel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackel. A less common occupation for the Mackel family was Laborer. The most common Mackel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Mackel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%

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

Mackel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Mackel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mackel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mackel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mackel in 1955 was 51, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mackel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mackel 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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