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

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  • Agent Providential Ass Co

    20%
  • Clerk To Meat Salesman

    20%
  • General Merchant

    20%
  • Letting Furnished Apartments (Lodging House Keeper)

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kusel family was Letting Furnished Apartments (Lodging House Keeper). Agent Providential Ass Co, Clerk To Meat Salesman and General Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kusel. The most common Kusel occupation in the UK was Agent Providential Ass Co. 20% of Kusel's were Agent Providential Ass Cos.

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Kusel Historical Records

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Kusel Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kusel

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