Baumel Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Baumel Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: (Bäumel): either from a diminutive of Baum, or from a contracted form of Baumhöwel, an occupational name for a tree feller. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Baumöl ‘olive oil’, literally ‘tree oil’. .

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

Similar surnames: Baum, Bandel, Baumer, Baumler, Hamel, Babel, Balmer, Bluemel, Hammel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Baumel Family Origin

Where is the Baumel family from?

Baumel Family Occupations

What did your Baumel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baumel. 11% of Baumel men worked as a Salesman and 13% of Baumel women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baumel were Laborer and Housekeeper

View Census data for Baumel | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper

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

Baumel Historical Records

What Baumel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Baumel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baumel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Baumel

Passenger List

There are 606 immigration records available for the last name Baumel. 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.

View all Baumel immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Baumel. For the veterans among your Baumel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Baumel military records

You've only scratched the surface of Baumel family history.

Baumel Life Expectancy

What is the average Baumel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Baumel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Baumel in 1945 was 50, and 58 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baumel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baumel 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.

Famous Baumel Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name