Kachel Family History

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Kachel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German kachel ‘pot’, ‘earthenware vessel’. The surname is common in the Alemannic and Swabian regions. The modern German sense ‘glazed tile’ is a fairly recent development, and probably has not contributed to the surname. Compare Euler, Hafner, and Töpfer (see Toepfer).

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

Similar surnames: Rachel, Kacher, Kocher, Kacer, Wachtel, Bacher, Kamel, Katcher

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Kachel Family Origin

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Kachel Family Occupations

What did your Kachel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kachel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kachel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kachel family was Farming. Farmer, Stone Mason and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kachel.

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  • Farmer

  • Stone Mason

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Kachel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kachel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kachel 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 584 immigration records available for the last name Kachel. 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 Kachel. For the veterans among your Kachel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kachel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kachel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kachel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kachel in 1963 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kachel 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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