Gendel Family History

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Gendel Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Hendel, under Russian influence, since Russian has no h and alters h in borrowed words to g.

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

Similar surnames: Mendel, Rendel, Hendel, Henzel, Bandel, Engel, Hensel, Bendel, Genzer

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Gendel Family Origin

Where is the Gendel family from?

Gendel Family Occupations

What did your Gendel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gendel occupation in the UK was Formerly Sailor. 100% of Gendel's were Formerly Sailors.

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  • Formerly Sailor


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

Gendel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gendel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gendel 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Gendel. 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 127 military records available for the last name Gendel. For the veterans among your Gendel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gendel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gendel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gendel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gendel in 1951 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gendel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gendel 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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