Faniel Family History

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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 1921, Farmer and Miner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Faniel. 23% of Faniel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Artist
  • Cecil
  • Com Traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Miner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Faniel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 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 189 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 116 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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