Kegel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kegel ‘skittle’, ‘pin’, hence a nickname for an inveterate skittles or bowls player. The term also denoted an illegitimate child (hence the phrase (still current) mit Kind und Kegel ‘with all the family’) and in early New High German (15th century) took on the meaning ‘uncouth person’.

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


Similar surnames: Kugel, Hegel, Kogel, Kregel, Fegely, Reigel, Kagel, Nebel, Deger

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Kegel Family Origin

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Kegel Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1881, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kegel. The most common Kegel occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 50% of Kegel's were Farm Labourers.

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Kegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kegel in 1959 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kegel

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