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Marchel Name Meaning

Polish: probably from French maréchal or Old French maresc(h)al which was originally an occupational name for someone who was in charge of the horses of a household later a military rank for a senior general. See Marshall and compare Marszalek .

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


Similar surnames: Marcel, Marschel, Michel, Rajchel, Marcell, Marcey, Maciel, Marchal

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Where is the Marchel family from?

You can see how Marchel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marchel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marchel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Marchel families living in New Jersey. This was about 67% of all the recorded Marchel's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Marchel families in 1840.
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What did your Marchel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marchel. 64% of Marchel men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Marchel women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marchel were Salesman 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

  • Laborer
    64%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marchel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marchel 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Marchel. 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 273 military records available for the last name Marchel. For the veterans among your Marchel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marchel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Marchel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marchel in 1964 was 67, and 89 in 2004.

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