Remmel Family History

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Remmel Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Rembold, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + bald ‘bold’. southern diminutive of Ramm 1.

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

Similar surnames: Reimel, Rimmel, Rammel, Rempel, Temme, Lemmen, Remme, Redmer, Regel

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Remmel Family Origin

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Remmel Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Remmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Remmel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Remmel family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remmel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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Remmel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Remmel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remmel 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 488 immigration records available for the last name Remmel. 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 922 military records available for the last name Remmel. For the veterans among your Remmel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Remmel Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Remmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Remmel in 1960 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Remmel 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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