Vogel Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a happy person or someone who liked to sing, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vogel ‘bird’. This name is found throughout central Europe, not only in German-speaking lands. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Foygl, cognate with 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Rogel, Kogel, Bogel, Engel, Kugel, Godel, Voges, Voge, Igel, Gogel

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Vogel Family Origin

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Vogel Family Occupations

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  • Servant Maid

    20%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Clerk

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Vogel family was Clerk. Servant Maid, Cultivateur and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vogel. The most common Vogel occupation in Canada was Servant Maid. 20% of Vogel's were Servant Maids.

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Vogel Historical Records

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Vogel Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Vogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Vogel in 1945 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vogel

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