Barthel Family History

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Barthel Name Meaning

German (Bärthel): variant spelling of Bartel.

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

Similar surnames: Barthels, Barthol, Berthel, Hartzel, Bartl, Bartle, Bartoe, Bartelt

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Barthel Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Barthel name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Barthel. 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


  • France


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Barthel Family Origin

Where is the Barthel family from?

Barthel Family Occupations

What did your Barthel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Barthel occupation in the UK was Fur Dyer. 100% of Barthel's were Fur Dyers.

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  • Fur Dyer


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

Barthel Historical Records

What Barthel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Barthel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barthel 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Barthel. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Barthel. For the veterans among your Barthel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barthel Life Expectancy

What is the average Barthel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barthel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Barthel in 1954 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barthel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barthel 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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