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Gemmel Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Gamble. German: nickname for a cheerful person from Middle Low German gemelik ‘happy’, ‘funny’, ‘boisterous’. Compare Gammel.

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


Similar surnames: Gammel, Gemmer, Gemmell, Hummel, Gammell, Rummel, Semmel, Kimmel

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Gemmel Family Origin

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Gemmel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Iron Moulder

    5%

In 1881, the most common Gemmel occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Gemmel's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gemmel. A less common occupation for the Gemmel family was Iron Moulder.

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Gemmel Historical Records

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Gemmel Life Expectancy

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