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Weisel Name Meaning

status name, from Middle High German wisel ‘leader’, ‘chief’. habitational name from any of several places so named in Hessen, the Rhineland, and Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Meisel, Weixel, Weidel, Weibel, Wessel, Weiden, Weiher, Leisen

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Weisel Family Origin

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Weisel Family Occupations

What did your Weisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weisel. 14% of Weisel men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Weisel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weisel were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%

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

Weisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Weisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weisel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Weisel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Weisel. For the veterans among your Weisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Weisel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Weisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Weisel in 1946 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weisel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weisel 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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