Kugel Family History

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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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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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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Merchant

    6%

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Kugel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kugel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kugel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kugel. 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 Kugel. For the veterans among your Kugel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kugel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kugel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kugel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kugel 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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