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Origins of the Meisel surname

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About the Meisels

We have a total number of 483 records for people with the last name Meisel.

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Where do most Meisels live?

In 1921, most Meisels lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Meisels

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 53 records for the Meisel surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Meisels most likely to marry?

Steins

&

Bauers

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Meisels.

What are the most common Meisel first names?

  • Henry
  • William
  • Anna
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Meisel family members

Common jobs for Meisels

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Meisels in 1921
Housework

2

Assist Mothers Help

1

Barbers

1

Felling Hand Ladies Work

1

General Servant Domestic

1

Common Male occupations for Meisels in 1921
Jewelers

3

Tinsmiths

3

Clerks

2

Financial Institution Clerks

2

Foremen

2

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