Mangel Family History

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Mangel Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Managwald (see Mangold). This name is also established in Greece. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Mangel ‘privation’, ‘need’, a nickname or one of surnames selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials when surnames were made compulsory.

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

Similar surnames: Mengel, Mandel, Angel, Mantel, Vangel, Manger, Manuel, Langel, Engel

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Mangel Family Origin

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Mangel Family Occupations

What did your Mangel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mangel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mangel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mangel family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mangel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House

  • Tailor


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Mangel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Mangel. For the veterans among your Mangel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mangel Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mangel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mangel in 1955 was 55, and 90 in 2004.

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