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Orgel Name Meaning

South German (Örgel): from Middle High German erkelin (a loanword from Latin arca ‘grape bin’, ‘vat’), hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in a vineyard. English: variant spelling of Orgill. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Orgel ‘organ’.

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


Similar surnames: Nagel, Vogel, Engel, Regel, Segel, Kogel, Ermel, Orel, Hegel, Angel

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Orgel Family Origin

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Orgel Family Occupations

What did your Orgel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Orgel. 18% of Orgel men worked as a Proprietor and 67% of Orgel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orgel were Printer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    18%
  • Waiter
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Printer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%

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

Orgel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Orgel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orgel 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 Orgel. 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 437 military records available for the last name Orgel. For the veterans among your Orgel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orgel Life Expectancy

What is the average Orgel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Orgel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Orgel in 1963 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

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