Mantel Family History

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Mantel Name Meaning

English, German, French, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker or a nickname for someone who wore a cloak of a particularly conspicuous design, from Anglo-Norman, Middle High German, Old French, and Middle Dutch mantel ‘cloak’, ‘coat’ (Late Latin mantellus). Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably from German Mantel or Yiddish mantl ‘coat’, which are related to 1 above. German: topographic name from Middle High German mantel ‘Scots pine’.

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


Similar surnames: Mandel, Martel, Mander, Mangel, Matter, Mente, Pantel, Bandel

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Mantel Family Origin

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Mantel Family Occupations

What did your Mantel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mantel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Mantel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mantel family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mantel.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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

Mantel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mantel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mantel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mantel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mantel in 1953 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mantel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mantel 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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