Dentel Family History

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Dentel Name Meaning

from Middle High German tant ‘empty prattle’, as a nickname for a braggart or someone who busied himself doing nothing. from a pet form of the personal name Daniel.

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


Similar surnames: Dengel, Denzel, Eitel, Mentel, Wendel, Engel, Distel, Pantel, Dautel

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Dentel Family Origin

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Dentel Family Occupations

What did your Dentel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dentel. 11% of Dentel men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Dentel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dentel were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%

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

Dentel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 917 census records available for the last name Dentel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dentel 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Dentel. 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 275 military records available for the last name Dentel. For the veterans among your Dentel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dentel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dentel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dentel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dentel in 1962 was 71, and 90 in 2004.

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