Urschel Family History

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Urschel Name Meaning

German: metronymic from the female personal name Ursula literally ‘little bear’ (female), a derivative of Latin ursus ‘bear’.

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


Similar surnames: Rachel, Pischel, Peschel, Kuschel, Richel, Fischel, Usher, Fishel

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Urschel Family Origin

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Urschel Family Occupations

What did your Urschel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Urschel. The most common Urschel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Urschel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Urschel family was Collector.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%
  • Collector

    13%

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

Urschel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Urschel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urschel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Urschel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Urschel. For the veterans among your Urschel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Urschel Life Expectancy

What is the average Urschel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Urschel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Urschel in 1944 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Urschel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Urschel 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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