Kugel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a rotund person, from Middle High German kugel(e), German Kugel ‘ball’, ‘orb’. The term also denoted a hooded cloak or round-topped mountain, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from either of these senses. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Yiddish kugl, a term denoting various kinds of pudding.

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


Similar surnames: Kusel, Kegel, Gugel, Kogel, Igel, Engel, Kugler, Kagel, Kuter, Pugel

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Kugel Family Origin

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Kugel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Merchant

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kugel. A less common occupation for the Kugel family was Merchant. The most common Kugel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kugel's were Farmers.

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Kugel Historical Records

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Kugel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Kugel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kugel in 1953 was 35, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kugel

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