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Dangel Name Meaning

Eastern German: from the personal name Dangel, a Slavic pet form of Daniel.

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


Similar surnames: Dengel, Daniel, Angel, Dagel, Mangel, Dankel, Vangel, Langel, Engel

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Where is the Dangel family from?

You can see how Dangel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dangel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dangel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Dangel families living in London. This was about 70% of all the recorded Dangel's in the UK. London had the highest population of Dangel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dangel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dangel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dangel. 30% of Dangel men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Dangel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dangel were Clerk and Shipping Clerk.

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Baker
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    45%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Shipping Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dangel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dangel 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 819 immigration records available for the last name Dangel. 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 963 military records available for the last name Dangel. For the veterans among your Dangel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dangel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dangel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dangel in 1962 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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