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Dankel Name Meaning

German: from an old personal name formed with the stem dank, cognate with modern German denken ‘to think’ and Gedanke ‘thought’. It may be a short form of the personal name Thanculf. Compare Dang.

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


Similar surnames: Danke, Daniel, Bandel, Dangel, Dagel, Wankel, Angel, Dinkel, Handel

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Dankel Family Origin

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Dankel Family Occupations

What did your Dankel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dankel. A less common occupation for the Dankel family was Carpenter. The most common Dankel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Dankel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Dankel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dankel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dankel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dankel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dankel. For the veterans among your Dankel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dankel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dankel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dankel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dankel in 1953 was 51, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dankel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dankel 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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