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Vangel Name Meaning

Shortened form of Greek Vangelis, itself from a shortened form of the personal name Evangelos, based on New Testament Greek euangelistes ‘evangelist’ (see Evangelista). It may also be a reduced form of a patronymic derivative of this name, e.g. Vangelidis, Vangelopoulos, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Mangel, Angel, Handel, Randel, Daniel, Dagel, Dangel, Bandel, Engel

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Where is the Vangel family from?

You can see how Vangel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vangel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Vangel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Vangel families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Vangel's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Vangel families in 1911.
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What did your Vangel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vangel. 34% of Vangel men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Waiter
    10%
  • Chef
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dressmaker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 954 census records available for the last name Vangel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vangel 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 659 immigration records available for the last name Vangel. 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 370 military records available for the last name Vangel. For the veterans among your Vangel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vangel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Vangel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Vangel in 1959 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

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