Daniels Family History

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Daniels Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel.

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


Similar surnames: Daniel, Danieli, Daniele, Danielsen, Danis, Danes, Dangel, Danielski

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Daniels Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Daniels name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Daniels. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    7%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Benin/Togo

    5%

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Daniels Family Origin

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Daniels Family Occupations

What did your Daniels ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Daniels family was Coal Miner. The most common Daniels occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Daniels's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daniels.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Daniels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 579,000 census records available for the last name Daniels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daniels 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 47,000 immigration records available for the last name Daniels. 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 105,000 military records available for the last name Daniels. For the veterans among your Daniels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daniels Life Expectancy

What is the average Daniels lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Daniels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daniels in 1940 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daniels 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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