Bandel Family History

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Bandel Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Band. South German: occupational name for a ribbon-maker. Compare Bendel. German: possibly a variant of Pandel, from a pet form of the personal name Pantaleon (see Pantaleo). Slovenian: possibly a medieval respelling of the Latin personal name Pantaleon, originating in western Slovenia. It may also be an Americanized form of the surname Bandelj, which is of the same origin.

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

Similar surnames: Mandel, Sandel, Handel, Brandel, Randel, Bendel, Kandel, Bindel

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Bandel Family Origin

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Bandel Family Occupations

What did your Bandel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bandel occupation in the UK was Book Seller. 50% of Bandel's were Book Sellers. Book Seller and Cane Blind Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bandel.

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  • Book Seller

  • Cane Blind Maker


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

Bandel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bandel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bandel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bandel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bandel. For the veterans among your Bandel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bandel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bandel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bandel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bandel in 1947 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bandel 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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