Rempel Family History

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Rempel Name Meaning

German (eastern): from the medieval German personal name Rempel, a pet form of the Germanic personal name Rambold. Compare Remmel 1.

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

Similar surnames: Remmel, Redel, Remke, Rammel, Ressel, Rengel, Tempel, Semper, Rimmel

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Rempel Family Origin

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Rempel Family Occupations

What did your Rempel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rempel family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Brewer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rempel. The most common Rempel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rempel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brewer

  • Butcher

  • Clerk In Store


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

Rempel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Rempel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rempel 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rempel. 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 622 military records available for the last name Rempel. For the veterans among your Rempel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rempel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rempel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rempel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Rempel in 1962 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rempel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rempel 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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