Menzel Family History

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Menzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Menz. German (Silesia, Saxony, Bohemia): from a pet form of the personal name Hermann or Clemens, under the influence of Czech pet forms such as Hermannec, leading to medieval name forms recorded as, for example, Hermenczel, and later Menczel.

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


Similar surnames: Mengel, Wenzel, Metzel, Henzel, Mentel, Denzel, Mente, Hengel, Wendel

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Menzel Family Origin

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Menzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Bakery

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Menzel family was Bakery. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menzel. The most common Menzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Menzel's were Farmers.

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Menzel Historical Records

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Menzel Life Expectancy

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Famous Menzel Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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