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Gagel Early Origins



The surname Gagel was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.The name is derived from the occupational name for a player on the fiddle, from the word "geige" meaning "fiddle."

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Gagel Spelling Variations


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Gagel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gager, Gagern, Gagers, Gage, Gages, Gagge, Geiger and many more.

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Gagel Early History


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Gagel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gagel research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1685, 1774, 1854, 1555 and 1622 are included under the topic Early Gagel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gagel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gagel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gagel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gagel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Gagel, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gagel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gagel (post 1700)



  • George Gagel, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Gagel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gagel Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 January 2016 at 13:20.

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