Carmel Family History

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Carmel Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized spelling of Karmel. French: perhaps from Carme ‘Carmelite friar’. The Carmelites are a mendicant order, founded at Mount Carmel during the Crusades.

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


Similar surnames: Karmel, Carmen, Camel, Carmer, Harmel, Carrel, Hamel, Carper, Carver

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Carmel Family Origin

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Carmel Family Occupations

What did your Carmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carmel family was Clerk. The most common Carmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Carmel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carmel.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Miner

    8%
  • Clerk

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Carmel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carmel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carmel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carmel. 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 Carmel. For the veterans among your Carmel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carmel Life Expectancy

What is the average Carmel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carmel in 1944 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carmel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carmel 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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