Ertel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Ort-, from Old High German ort ‘point (of a sword or lance)’.

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


Similar surnames: Eitel, Ettel, Bertel, Hertel, Ermel, Oertel, Mergel, Bartel, Hartel

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Ertel Family Origin

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Ertel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ertel family was Keeps House. The most common Ertel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ertel's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ertel.

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Ertel Historical Records

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Ertel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Ertel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ertel in 1944 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ertel

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