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

What did your Maisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Maisel.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Maisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Maisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maisel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maisel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Maisel. For the veterans among your Maisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Maisel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Maisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maisel in 1955 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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