Magel Family History

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Magel Name Meaning

Dutch: from a female personal name derived from the Germanic female personal name Machthild, composed of the elements macht ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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

Similar surnames: Dagel, Mangel, Mager, Engel, Pagel, Sagel, Magley, Havel, Nagel, Axel

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Magel Family Origin

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Magel Family Occupations

What did your Magel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Magel. 47% of Magel men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Magel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Magel were Commissioner and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Bridgeman
  • Clerk
  • Commissioner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Cooper
  • Farmer
  • Saleslady

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

Magel Historical Records

What Magel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Magel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Magel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Magel. For the veterans among your Magel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Magel Life Expectancy

What is the average Magel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Magel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Magel in 1952 was 54, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magel 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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