Magel Family History

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Magel Name Meaning

Dutch: from a female personal name derived from the Germanic female personal name Machthild, composed of the elements macht ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Dagel, Mangel, Mager, Engel, Pagel, Sagel, Magley, Havel, Nagel, Axel

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Magel Family Origin

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Magel Family Occupations

What did your Magel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Agriculture and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magel. A less common occupation for the Magel family was Baker. The most common Magel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Magel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agriculture

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Magel Historical Records

What Magel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Magel Life Expectancy

What is the average Magel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Magel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Magel in 1952 was 54, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magel 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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