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Pangle Name Meaning

German: altered form of Bangel, of unexplained origin, or of Pangerl, which is from a pet form of an old personal name, Banager, related to Old High German bannan ‘to ban’ or ban ‘order’, ‘command’.

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


Similar surnames: Angle, Bangle, Ringle, Spangle, Pingle, Pantle, Pane, Spangler, Agle

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Where is the Pangle family from?

You can see how Pangle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pangle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pangle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Pangle families living in New Brunswick. This was about 56% of all the recorded Pangle's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Pangle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pangle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pangle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pangle. 44% of Pangle men worked as a Farmer and 35% of Pangle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pangle were Carpenter and Common Labor.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    35%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • House Wife
    10%
  • Common Labor
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pangle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pangle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 245 immigration records available for the last name Pangle. 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 Cards

There are 886 military records available for the last name Pangle. For the veterans among your Pangle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pangle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pangle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Pangle in 1957 was 60, and 69 in 2004.

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