Amsel Family History

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Amsel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Amsl, from German Anselm (see Anselmo). German: from Amsel ‘(European) blackbird’ (a bird related to the American robin), hence either a nickname for someone fond of singing or an occupational name for a bird catcher.

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

Similar surnames: Kusel, Appel, Hamel, Amsler, Axel, Angel, Apfel, Apel, Aubel, Samuel

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Amsel Family Origin

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Amsel Family Occupations

What did your Amsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Traveller was the top reported job for people in the UK named Amsel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Traveller

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Amsel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Amsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amsel 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 806 immigration records available for the last name Amsel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 189 military records available for the last name Amsel. For the veterans among your Amsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amsel Life Expectancy

What is the average Amsel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Amsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Amsel in 1961 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

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