Joel Name Meaning

English: variant of Jewell. French, German, and English: from the Biblical personal name Joel.

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


Similar surnames: Noel, Poel, Noe, Gobel, Viel, Worl, Keel, Poll, Axel, Joe

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Joel Family Origin

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Joel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Joel family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joel. The most common Joel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Joel's were Farmers.

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Joel Historical Records

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Joel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Joel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Joel in 1954 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joel

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