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Semmel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a baker of white bread rolls (see Semler). The German surname may also be a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in fine wheat flour.

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


Similar surnames: Semler, Sommer, Kimmel, Segel, Stempel, Seidel, Ermel, Summer, Simmer

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Semmel Family Origin

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Semmel Family Occupations

What did your Semmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Semmel family was Tanner. The most common Semmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Semmel's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and R.R. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Semmel.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • R.R. Laborer

    8%
  • Tanner

    8%

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Semmel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Semmel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Semmel Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Semmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Semmel in 1962 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

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