Roetzel Family History

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Roetzel Name Meaning

German (also Rötzel): probably a habitational name from Rotzel in Baden-Württemberg.

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

Similar surnames: Roetzer, Oetzel, Noetzel, Roedel, Roessel, Retzer, Rentzel, Metzel

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Roetzel Family Origin

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Roetzel Family Occupations

What did your Roetzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roetzel occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Roetzel's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Harness-Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roetzel. A less common occupation for the Roetzel family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Harness-Maker

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Roetzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 806 census records available for the last name Roetzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roetzel 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Roetzel. 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 151 military records available for the last name Roetzel. For the veterans among your Roetzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roetzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Roetzel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Roetzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Roetzel in 1956 was 44, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roetzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roetzel 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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