Humel Family History

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Humel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hamel, Hummel, Hume, Hymel, Hubel, Humes, Himel, Huml, Hugel, Huber

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Humel Family Origin

Where is the Humel family from?

Humel Family Occupations

What did your Humel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Humel. 8% of Humel men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Humel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Humel were Machinist and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Cigar Maker
    4%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Asst Forelady
    5%
  • Beauty Operator
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

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

Humel Historical Records

What Humel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Humel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Humel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Humel

Passenger List

There are 588 immigration records available for the last name Humel. 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 Humel. For the veterans among your Humel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Humel Life Expectancy

What is the average Humel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Humel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Humel in 1960 was 69, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Humel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Humel 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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