Beigel Family History

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Beigel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a baker of bagels, from Yiddish beygl ‘bagel’.

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

Similar surnames: Feigel, Keitel, Meisel, Segel, Berger, Geiger, Bogel, Seidel, Bergen

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Beigel Family Origin

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Beigel Family Occupations

What did your Beigel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beigel occupation in the USA was Cooper. 22% of Beigel's were Coopers. Cooper, Dressmaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beigel. A less common occupation for the Beigel family was Keeping House.

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  • Cooper

  • Dressmaker

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beigel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beigel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Beigel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beigel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beigel. 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 653 military records available for the last name Beigel. For the veterans among your Beigel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beigel Life Expectancy

What is the average Beigel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Beigel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Beigel in 1964 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beigel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beigel 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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