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

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter Joiner

    7%
  • Driving Wagon

    7%

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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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Flegel Historical Records

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Flegel Life Expectancy

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