Stenzel Family History

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Stenzel Name Meaning

German: from a reduced pet form of the Slavic personal name Stanislaw (see Stencel, Stanislaw).

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

Similar surnames: Stencel, Stanzel, Wenzel, Kuenzel, Brenzel, Menzel, Sensel, Guenzel

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Stenzel Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stenzel name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stenzel. 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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Stenzel Family Origin

Where is the Stenzel family from?

Stenzel Family Occupations

What did your Stenzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stenzel family was Clerk-Store. Farmer, Brass Chaser and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stenzel. The most common Stenzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Stenzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brass Chaser

  • Cigar Maker

  • Clerk-Store


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

Stenzel Historical Records

What Stenzel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Stenzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stenzel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stenzel. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Stenzel. For the veterans among your Stenzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stenzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Stenzel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stenzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stenzel in 1951 was 22, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stenzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stenzel 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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