Segel Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a sail maker, from Middle Low German segel ‘sail’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Segal.

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Seel, Hegel, Regel, Seger, Saeger, Engel, Kegel, Sigel

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Segel Family Origin

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Segel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Bayman

    8%
  • Boatman

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1880, Laborer, Bayman and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Segel. A less common occupation for the Segel family was Farmer. The most common Segel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Segel's were Laborers.

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Segel Historical Records

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Segel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Segel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Segel in 1957 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Segel

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