Jakel Family History

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Jakel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakob.

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


Similar surnames: Yakel, Jackel, Jekel, Jakes, Eckel, Apel, Basel, Sagel, Kaskel, Janey

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Jakel Family Origin

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Jakel Family Occupations

What did your Jakel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jakel. 25% of Jakel men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 50% of Jakel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jakel were Printer Foreman Compos and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Motor Engineer
    25%
  • Printer Foreman Compos
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Household Duties
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%

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

Jakel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jakel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jakel 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Jakel. 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 Jakel. For the veterans among your Jakel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jakel Life Expectancy

What is the average Jakel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jakel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Jakel in 1954 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jakel 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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