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Handel Name Meaning

German (also Händel) and Jewish: from a pet form of the personal name Hans. Sometimes this can be from a pet form of Heinrich, e.g. Heindl, Haindl. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a merchant, German Handel ‘trade’, ‘commerce’.

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


Similar surnames: Bandel, Mandel, Hendel, Hansel, Kandel, Randel, Sandel, Hanzel

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Handel Family Origin

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Handel Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer & Innkeeper

    6%
  • Bright Smith (Wh Met 21/12)

    6%
  • Carter

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer & Innkeeper and Bright Smith (Wh Met 21/12) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handel. The most common Handel occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Handel's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Handel family was Carter.

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Handel Historical Records

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Handel Life Expectancy

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