Maisel Family History

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Maisel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Meisel. This surname is widespread in eastern and central Europe. French: from Old French maisel ‘slaughterhouse’, ‘butcher’s shop’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a butcher’s shop or who worked in one.

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


Similar surnames: Meisel, Maizel, Maser, Mantel, Manser, Maier, Martel, Massey, Marvel

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Maisel Family Origin

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Maisel Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    21%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%
  • Engineer

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maisel family was Engineer. Carpenter, Farmer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maisel. The most common Maisel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 21% of Maisel's were Carpenters.

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Maisel Historical Records

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Maisel Life Expectancy

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