Flegel Family History

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Flegel Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a farmhand, originally a thresher, from Middle High German vlegel ‘flail’.

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

Similar surnames: Fiegel, Fluegel, Flagel, Ziegel, Siegel, Hegel, Riegel, Fegely

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Flegel Family Origin

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Flegel Family Occupations

What did your Flegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flegel. A less common occupation for the Flegel family was Driving Wagon. The most common Flegel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Flegel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter Joiner

  • Driving Wagon


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

Flegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Flegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flegel 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 682 immigration records available for the last name Flegel. 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 992 military records available for the last name Flegel. For the veterans among your Flegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Flegel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Flegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Flegel in 1951 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flegel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flegel 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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