Ebel Family History

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Ebel Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form Ebbert.

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

Similar surnames: Ebell, Uebel, Eberl, Elbel, Abel, Ebbs, Leben, Abele, Eber, Nebel

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Ebel Family Origin

Where is the Ebel family from?

Ebel Family Occupations

What did your Ebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ebel occupation in Canada was Labourer. 20% of Ebel's were Labourers. Labourer, Midwife and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ebel. A less common occupation for the Ebel family was Weaver.

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  • Labourer

  • Midwife

  • Servant

  • Weaver


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

Ebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Ebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebel 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ebel. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Ebel. For the veterans among your Ebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ebel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ebel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ebel in 1950 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ebel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ebel 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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