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Faniel Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived on or near marshy ground, from a diminutive of fagne ‘quagmire’. This, rhyming with Daniel, is how the name Faneuil is pronounced.

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


Similar surnames: Daniel, Cancel, Mantel, Lanier, Fandel, Andel, Fanger, Angel, Manuel

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Faniel Family Origin

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Faniel Family Occupations

What did your Faniel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Engineer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Faniel. The most common Faniel occupation in the USA was Engineer. 50% of Faniel's were Engineers.

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  • Engineer

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Faniel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Faniel Life Expectancy

What is the average Faniel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Faniel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Faniel in 1957 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faniel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faniel 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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