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Frankel Name Meaning

German (mainly Fränkel) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Fränkel): variant of Frankl . Compare Fraenkel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Frankl, Franken, Fraenkel, Frenkel, Franko, Frank, Finkel, Franke

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Where is the Frankel family from?

You can see how Frankel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frankel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Frankel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 38 Frankel families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Frankel's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Frankel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frankel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frankel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Frankel. 50% of Frankel men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Marchande
  • Merchant
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Frankel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frankel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Frankel. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Frankel. For the veterans among your Frankel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frankel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Frankel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Frankel in 1946 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

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