Punzel Family History

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Punzel Name Meaning

German: variant of Bunzel, from a diminutive of Bunze ‘(officially stamped) wine barrel’, possibly an occupational name, or a nickname for a short fat man. German: probably a metonymic occupational name for an engraver or a metal worker of similar activity, from Middle High German punze ‘chisel’, ‘gouge’ + excrescent -l.

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

Similar surnames: Kunkel, Panzer, Wenzel, Zundel, Pingel, Punke, Munzer, Pantel, Putzer

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Punzel Family Origin

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Punzel Family Occupations

What did your Punzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Crater were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Punzel. 25% of Punzel men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Punzel women worked as a Crater. Some less common occupations for Americans named Punzel were Assistant Cashier and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Assistant Cashier

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Crater
  • Housewife
  • Laundress
  • Packer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Punzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 517 census records available for the last name Punzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Punzel 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Punzel. 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 171 military records available for the last name Punzel. For the veterans among your Punzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Punzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Punzel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Punzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Punzel in 1965 was 67, and 55 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Punzel 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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