Randel Family History

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Randel Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Rando, a short form of various compound names formed with rand ‘(shield) rim’ as the first element. Compare Randall. South German: from a pet form of a compound name such as Reinhardt or Randolf.

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


Similar surnames: Bandel, Handel, Brandel, Radel, Wendel, Mandel, Randels, Radde

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Randel Family Origin

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Randel Family Occupations

What did your Randel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Randel. 24% of Randel men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Randel women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Randel were Chauffeur and Manager Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Baker
    8%
  • Chauffeur
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
    17%
  • Fringe Maker
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Manager Farmer
    17%

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

Randel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Randel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Randel 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Randel. 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 Randel. For the veterans among your Randel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Randel Life Expectancy

What is the average Randel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Randel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Randel in 1960 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Randel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Randel 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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