Kogel Family History

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Kogel Name Meaning

German: as a northern name, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hooded cloaks or cowels, Middle Low German kogel ‘hood’ (Late Latin cuculla); as a southern German and Austrian name, a topographic or habitational name from the dialect word kogel ‘mountain top’. In the form Kögel, it may be a variant of Kegel.

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

Similar surnames: Kagel, Kopel, Vogel, Kosel, Bogel, Rogel, Kugel, Kobel, Kober, Bogen

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Kogel Family Origin

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Kogel Family Occupations

What did your Kogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Farmer and In Brewery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kogel. A less common occupation for the Kogel family was Laborer. The most common Kogel occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Kogel's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • In Brewery

  • Laborer


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

Kogel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kogel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kogel 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 940 immigration records available for the last name Kogel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kogel. For the veterans among your Kogel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kogel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kogel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kogel in 1960 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kogel 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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