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Rogel Name Meaning

Spanish: from the personal name Rogel, Spanish form of French Roger. German: of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for a mischievous person, from Middle High German rogel ‘loose’. Slovenian: nickname or topographic name from rogelj ‘horn’, ‘point’, as a topographic name probably denoting someone who lived on a horn-shaped spur or ridge of a hill or on a pointed piece of land.

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

Similar surnames: Vogel, Regel, Kogel, Bogel, Engel, Roger, Hegel, Robel, Gogel, Ruge

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Where is the Rogel family from?

You can see how Rogel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rogel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rogel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Rogel families living in Ohio. This was about 42% of all the recorded Rogel's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rogel families in 1880.
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What did your Rogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rogel. 12% of Rogel men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Rogel women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rogel were Farmer and Servant.

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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
  • Machinist
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rogel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rogel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rogel. 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 635 military records available for the last name Rogel. For the veterans among your Rogel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rogel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rogel in 1961 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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