Carel Name Meaning

French: from Old French quar(r)el ‘bolt (for a crossbow)’ (Late Latin quadrellum, a diminutive of quadrum ‘square’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of crossbow bolts, or a nickname for a short, stout man.

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


Similar surnames: Carrel, Capel, Camel, Hamel, Tavel, Carnell, Clavel, Care, Canuel

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Carel Family Origin

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Carel Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    33%
  • Commercial Traveller

    33%
  • Pedlar

    33%

In 1881, Coal Miner and Commercial Traveller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Carel. A less common occupation for the Carel family was Pedlar. The most common Carel occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 33% of Carel's were Coal Miners.

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Carel Historical Records

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Carel Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Carel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Carel in 1960 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carel

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