Feigel Family History

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Feigel Name Meaning

South German: variant of Feige 2. German: nickname from Middle High German viol ‘violet’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Feygl, which is from Yiddish foygl ‘bird’ (compare Vogel), a translation of the Hebrew name Tsipora (Zipporah) ‘bird’, borne by the wife of Moses.

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

Similar surnames: Feige, Feig, Reigel, Meisel, Fegely, Keitel, Engel, Feiner, Mengel

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Feigel Family Origin

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Feigel Family Occupations

What did your Feigel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Feigel. 28% of Feigel men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Feigel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feigel were Shipping Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Shipping Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Feigel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Feigel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feigel 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 Feigel. 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 977 military records available for the last name Feigel. For the veterans among your Feigel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feigel Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Feigel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Feigel in 1950 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

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