Jekel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Yekl, a pet form of Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Jakel, Perel, Yakel, Nebel, Meckel, Eckel, Hegel, Jenke, Uebel

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Jekel Family Origin

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Jekel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Grocery + Saloon

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Machinist

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jekel family was Machinist. Farmer, Grocery + Saloon and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jekel. The most common Jekel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Jekel's were Farmers.

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Jekel Historical Records

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Jekel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Jekel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Jekel in 1945 was 21, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jekel

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