Kagel Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods or hooded robes and cloaks, from Low German Kogel, Kagel (from Latin cuculla ‘sphere’). German: variant of Kögel (see Kogel).

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


Similar surnames: Kogel, Kabel, Kage, Dagel, Nagel, Pagel, Kugel, Kadel, Segel, Gabel

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Kagel Family Origin

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Kagel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kagel family was At Home. The most common Kagel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kagel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kagel.

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Kagel Historical Records

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Kagel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Kagel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kagel in 1951 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kagel

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