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Weikel Family History

Weikel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Weik (see Weick ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wikel, Weixel, Seikel, Keitel, Weise, Weikert, Weik, Weisel, Weibel

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Where is the Weikel family from?

You can see how Weikel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weikel family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Weikel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Weikel families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 86% of all the recorded Weikel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Weikel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weikel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weikel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weikel. 27% of Weikel men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Weikel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weikel were Clerk and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Weikel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weikel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 376 immigration records available for the last name Weikel. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Weikel. For the veterans among your Weikel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weikel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Weikel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Weikel in 1952 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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