Emel Family History

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Emel Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names beginning with the element amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’.

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


Similar surnames: Edel, Imel, Engel, Demel, Ebel, Meo, Nebel, Axel, Omer, Eckel

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Emel Family Origin

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Emel Family Occupations

What did your Emel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Emel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Emel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Emel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Emel Life Expectancy

What is the average Emel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Emel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Emel in 1960 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emel 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.

Famous Emel Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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