Bartel Family History

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Bartel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bart, a short form of Berthold. German, Polish, Czech, and Slovak: from a pet form of a vernacular form of the personal name Bartolomaeus, German Bartolomäus, Polish Bartlomiej, Czech Bartolomej (see Bartholomew). Possibly also an Americanized form of Slovenian Bartelj, from a vernacular form of the personal name Bartolomej, LatinBartolomaeus (see Bartholomew).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bartek, Bartol, Hartel, Martel, Bandel, Bertel, Bartik, Barton, Barta

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Bartel Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bartel name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bartel. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Bartel Family Origin

Where is the Bartel family from?

Bartel Family Occupations

What did your Bartel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Grocer, Annuitant and Fruitener Florist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bartel. The most common Bartel occupation in the UK was Grocer. 29% of Bartel's were Grocers. A less common occupation for the Bartel family was Minister Independent Without Pastoral Charge.

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  • Grocer

  • Annuitant

  • Fruitener Florist

  • Minister Independent Without Pastoral Charge


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bartel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bartel Historical Records

What Bartel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Bartel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bartel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Bartel. For the veterans among your Bartel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bartel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bartel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bartel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bartel in 1945 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bartel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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