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Veigel Name Meaning

German: variant of Feigel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Reigel, Seigel, Feigel, Heigel, Keitel, Viel, Veil, Weikel, Mengel

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Where is the Veigel family from?

You can see how Veigel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Veigel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Veigel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Veigel families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Veigel's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Veigel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Veigel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Veigel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Veigel. 33% of Veigel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Veigel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Veigel were Owner and Bookkeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Meat Cutter
    8%
  • Owner
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Veigel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veigel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 444 immigration records available for the last name Veigel. 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 Cards

There are 842 military records available for the last name Veigel. For the veterans among your Veigel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Veigel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Veigel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Veigel in 1959 was 54, and 80 in 2003.

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