Kegel Family History

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Kegel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kegel ‘skittle’, ‘pin’, hence a nickname for an inveterate skittles or bowls player. The term also denoted an illegitimate child (hence the phrase (still current) mit Kind und Kegel ‘with all the family’) and in early New High German (15th century) took on the meaning ‘uncouth person’.

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


Similar surnames: Kugel, Hegel, Kogel, Kregel, Fegely, Reigel, Kagel, Nebel, Deger

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Kegel Family Origin

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Kegel Family Occupations

What did your Kegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Woodwork Setter Out Gpo and Housemaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kegel. 50% of Kegel women worked as a Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Woodwork Setter Out Gpo
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housemaid
    50%
  • Nurse
    25%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    25%

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

Kegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kegel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kegel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kegel. For the veterans among your Kegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kegel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kegel in 1959 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

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