Gimpel Family History

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Gimpel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Gumprecht (see Gombert). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Gimpl, a derivative of German Gumprecht.

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


Similar surnames: Gimbel, Zimmel, Zimpel, Rempel, Hampel, Imel, Kimpel, Giesel, Himmel

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Gimpel Family Origin

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Gimpel Family Occupations

What did your Gimpel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gimpel. 17% of Gimpel men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Gimpel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gimpel were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    37%
  • Typist
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gimpel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gimpel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gimpel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gimpel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gimpel. For the veterans among your Gimpel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gimpel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gimpel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gimpel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gimpel in 1962 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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