Fidel Family History

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Fidel Name Meaning

Italian, Catalan, Galician, and Spanish: from the personal name Fidel, from Latin fidelis ‘of the faith’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a fiddler, from Yiddish fidl ‘fiddle’.

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

Similar surnames: Fedele, Vidal, Sidel, Faden, Fishel, Zindel, Fadel, Filer, Bedel

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Fidel Family Origin

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Fidel Family Occupations

What did your Fidel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fidel family was Retired Upholsterer. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Independant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fidel. The most common Fidel occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Fidel's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Independant

  • Retired Upholsterer


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

Fidel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fidel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fidel 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 860 immigration records available for the last name Fidel. 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 418 military records available for the last name Fidel. For the veterans among your Fidel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fidel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fidel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fidel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fidel in 1959 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fidel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fidel 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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