Daniels Family History

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Daniels Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Daniel, Danieli, Daniele, Danielsen, Danis, Danes, Dangel, Danielski

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Daniels Family Origin

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Daniels Family Occupations

What did your Daniels ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Daniels. 39% of Daniels men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Daniels women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daniels were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife

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

Daniels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 579,000 census records available for the last name Daniels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daniels 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 47,000 immigration records available for the last name Daniels. 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 105,000 military records available for the last name Daniels. For the veterans among your Daniels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daniels Life Expectancy

What is the average Daniels lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Daniels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daniels in 1940 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daniels 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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