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

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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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Mantel Historical Records

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Mantel Life Expectancy

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