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Pantel Family History

Pantel Surname Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Pantlen a vernacular form of Pantaleon (see Pantaleo ). North German: from a Middle Low German word meaning ‘panther’ (see Panter ). American shortened form of Greek Pantelis or of any of various derivatives of this personal name e.g. the patronymics Pantelakis Panteliadis Pantelides Panteloglou or Pantelopoulos or composite names used as patronymics such as Pantelogiannis ‘John son of Pantelis’.

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


Similar surnames: Panter, Bandel, Mantel, Pagel, Angel, Handel, Daniel, Pane, Panek

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Where is the Pantel family from?

You can see how Pantel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pantel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pantel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Pantel families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Pantel's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pantel families in 1891.
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What did your Pantel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pantel. 30% of Pantel men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Pantel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pantel were Proprietor and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pantel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pantel 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Pantel. 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 423 military records available for the last name Pantel. For the veterans among your Pantel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pantel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pantel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pantel in 1952 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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