Regel Family History

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Regel Name Meaning

from Middle High German regel ‘(monastic) rule’ (from Latin regula), perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a monastery. from a Germanic personal name composed with rag- ‘advice’, ‘counsel’.

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

Similar surnames: Redel, Hegel, Rogel, Riegel, Regen, Reel, Segel, Rengel, Rebel

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Regel Family Origin

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Regel Family Occupations

What did your Regel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Regel. 25% of Regel men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Regel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Regel were Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper

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

Regel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Regel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Regel 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 819 immigration records available for the last name Regel. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Regel. For the veterans among your Regel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Regel Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Regel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Regel in 1962 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

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