Angel Family History

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Angel Name Meaning

English: from Middle English angel ‘angel’ (from Latin angelus), probably applied as a nickname for someone of angelic temperament or appearance or for someone who played the part of an angel in a pageant. As a North American surname it may also be an Americanized form of a cognate European surname, as for example Italian Angelo, Rumanian Anghel, Czech Andel, or Hungarian Angyal. German: ethnic name for a member of a Germanic people on the Jutland peninsula; members of this tribe invaded eastern and northern Britain in the 5th–6th centuries and gave their name to England. See Engel. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): from the Latin personal name Angelus.

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

Similar surnames: Engel, Andel, Angelo, Mangel, Anger, Ancel, Bandel, Daniel, Ranger

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Angel Family Origin

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Angel Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Angel. 3% of Angel men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Angel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Angel were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Angel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 107,000 census records available for the last name Angel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Angel 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Angel. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Angel. For the veterans among your Angel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Angel Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Angel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Angel in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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