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Dagel Name Meaning

Probably a Bavarian dialect variant of Diegel ‘potter’. Alternatively, it may be a metonymic occupational name for a tiler or a maker of roof tiles, from Low German tegel ‘tile’. Compare Tegeler. From a short form of a Germanic personal name based on tac ‘day’.

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


Similar surnames: Pagel, Kagel, Nagel, Sagel, Bogel, Magel, Angel, Dangel, Hamel, Page

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Where is the Dagel family from?

You can see how Dagel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dagel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dagel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Dagel families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Dagel's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dagel families in 1891.
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What did your Dagel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dagel. 44% of Dagel men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Dagel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dagel were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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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
    17%
  • Common Labor
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dagel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dagel 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Dagel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 131 military records available for the last name Dagel. For the veterans among your Dagel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dagel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dagel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dagel in 1957 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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