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Gergel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Georg . Hungarian: variant of Gergely .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gergen, Gergely, Mergel, Mengel, Ertel, Jerge, Hegel, Dengel, Hertel

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Where is the Gergel family from?

You can see how Gergel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gergel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gergel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Gergel family living in Essex. This was 100% of all the recorded Gergel's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Gergel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gergel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gergel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gergel. 100% of Gergel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gergel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gergel 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 727 immigration records available for the last name Gergel. 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 328 military records available for the last name Gergel. For the veterans among your Gergel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gergel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gergel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gergel in 1942 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

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