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Isrel Family History

Isrel Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Israel, Isreal, Borel, Isbell, Distel, Fishel, Orel, Igel, Morel

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Where is the Isrel family from?

You can see how Isrel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Isrel family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Isrel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Isrel family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Isrel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Isrel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Isrel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Isrel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Isrel. 60% of Isrel men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Isrel women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Salesman
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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What Isrel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 449 census records available for the last name Isrel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isrel 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Isrel. 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 146 military records available for the last name Isrel. For the veterans among your Isrel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Isrel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Isrel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Isrel in 1963 was 68, and 16 in 2001.

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