Kettel Family History

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Kettel Name Meaning

German: variant of Kessel. English: variant spelling of Kettle.

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

Similar surnames: Kettell, Kestel, Keitel, Kittel, Ketter, Kettle, Gettel, Vettel

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Kettel Family Origin

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Kettel Family Occupations

What did your Kettel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kettel family was Carpenter. The most common Kettel occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 19% of Kettel's were Ag Laborers. Ag Laborer, Assistant (Ironmonger) and Builders Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kettel.

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  • Ag Laborer

  • Assistant (Ironmonger)

  • Builders Machinist

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kettel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kettel Historical Records

What Kettel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kettel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kettel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kettel

Passenger List

There are 459 immigration records available for the last name Kettel. 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 506 military records available for the last name Kettel. For the veterans among your Kettel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kettel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kettel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kettel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kettel in 1956 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kettel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kettel 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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