Arel Family History

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Arel Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish Arrol, a habitational name from a place called Arrol, later Errol, in Tayside, Scotland. The variant Arrell is found in Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Apel, Ares, Ard, Hamel, Rew, Harel, Ariel, Orel, Axel, Tavel

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Arel Family Origin

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Arel Family Occupations

What did your Arel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arel. 20% of Arel men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Arel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arel were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Weaver
    16%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%

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

Arel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Arel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arel 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 673 immigration records available for the last name Arel. 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 464 military records available for the last name Arel. For the veterans among your Arel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arel Life Expectancy

What is the average Arel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Arel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Arel in 1945 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

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