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Edel Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Edilo, formed with Old High German adal ‘tribe’, ‘family’, ‘nobility’. German: status name from Middle High German edel ‘noble’. See also Edelmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Eydl, meaning ‘noble’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German edel ‘noble’, ‘splendid’, ‘fine’. See also Adel 3.

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


Similar surnames: Adel, Redel, Eden, Ell, Eber, Nebel, Eder, Reder, Emel, Hegel

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Edel Family Origin

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Edel Family Occupations

What did your Edel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Edel occupation in Canada was Silver Plater. 100% of Edel's were Silver Platers.

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  • Silver Plater

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Edel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Edel Life Expectancy

What is the average Edel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Edel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Edel in 1952 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edel 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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