Apfel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German apfel ‘apple’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of the fruit. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental or metonymic occupational name from German Apfel ‘apple’.

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


Similar surnames: Appel, Apel, Tafel, Eppel, Adel, Amsel, Kapfer, April, Pfeil, Kappel

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Apfel Family Origin

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Apfel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Saloon Keeper

    9%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    4%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Apfel family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Clerk In Grocery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apfel. The most common Apfel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Apfel's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Apfel | Data not to scale

Apfel Historical Records

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Apfel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Apfel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Apfel in 1955 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Apfel

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