Ancel Family History

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Ancel Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French ancel ‘servant’. Compare Latin ancilla ‘serving maid’. French: variant spelling of Ansel. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the eastern Yiddish personal name Antshl.

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

Similar surnames: Angel, Ansel, Ancell, Mantel, Andel, Bandel, Cancel, Aubel, Engel

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Ancel Family Origin

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Ancel Family Occupations

What did your Ancel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Betianne was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ancel. 20% of Ancel men worked as a Betianne

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Betianne
  • Cultivateur
  • Missionary
  • Missionery

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

Ancel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ancel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ancel 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Ancel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 527 military records available for the last name Ancel. For the veterans among your Ancel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ancel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ancel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ancel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ancel in 1963 was 77, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ancel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ancel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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