Emmel Family History

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Emmel Name Meaning

South German and Rhineland: variant spelling of Emel.

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


Similar surnames: Gemmel, Emmet, Hamel, Romel, Gemmell, Imel, Ermel, Emel, Emme, Eckel

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Emmel Family Origin

Where is the Emmel family from?

Emmel Family Occupations

What did your Emmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Emmel family was Tailor. Labourer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Emmel. The most common Emmel occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Emmel's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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

Emmel Historical Records

What Emmel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Emmel Life Expectancy

What is the average Emmel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Emmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Emmel in 1949 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emmel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emmel 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 Emmel Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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