Vogel Family History

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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

What did your Vogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Vogel. 62% of Vogel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cultivateur
  • Laborer
  • Mason

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse

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

Vogel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 125,000 census records available for the last name Vogel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vogel 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Vogel. 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 57,000 military records available for the last name Vogel. For the veterans among your Vogel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vogel Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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