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Singel Name Meaning

Dutch (van Singel): habitational name for someone from any of various minor places in Belgium named Singel, for example in Brugge (West Flanders), Lombeek (Brabant), and Sleidinge (East Flanders), or a topographic name for someone who lived by a wall or way encircling a town.

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


Similar surnames: Winkel, Ringel, Siegel, Lingen, Engel, Lingel, Zindel, Winger, Bindel

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Where is the Singel family from?

You can see how Singel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Singel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Singel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Singel families living in Ohio. This was about 32% of all the recorded Singel's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Singel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Singel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Singel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Singel. 36% of Singel men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    36%
  • Miner
    25%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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What Singel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Singel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Singel 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 467 immigration records available for the last name Singel. 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 346 military records available for the last name Singel. For the veterans among your Singel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Singel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Singel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Singel in 1963 was 64, and 94 in 2004.

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