Kusel Family History

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Kusel Name Meaning

North German (also Küsel): nickname for a squat but agile person, from Middle Low German kusel ‘spinning top’. South German: nickname from Middle High German kuose ‘female calf’ or ‘sheep’. German: habitational name for someone from Kusel in Palatinate or Küsel near Magdeburg. German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used sickles, from Sorbian kósa ‘sickle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kusl, a pet form of the Biblical name Yekuthiel.

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


Similar surnames: Kuse, Kosel, Kugel, Kuser, Kogel, Kastl, Kuter, Kesel, Buser, Kosek

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Kusel Family Origin

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Kusel Family Occupations

What did your Kusel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Solicitor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kusel. 19% of Kusel men worked as a Solicitor and 63% of Kusel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kusel were Commercial Trackman Renter and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Solicitor
    19%
  • Bank Clerk
    10%
  • Bank Official Westminets
    10%
  • Commercial Trackman Renter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    63%
  • Private Means
    13%
  • House Duties (unpaid)
    7%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    7%

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

Kusel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kusel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kusel 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 854 immigration records available for the last name Kusel. 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 Kusel. For the veterans among your Kusel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kusel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kusel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kusel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kusel in 1959 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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