Wencel Family History

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Wencel Name Meaning

Partly Slavic spelling of German Wenzel, a personal name of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Wenzel, Wengel, Vensel, Wendel, Wensel, Bence, Wencl, Wankel, Vences

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Wencel Family Origin

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Wencel Family Occupations

What did your Wencel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wencel. 21% of Wencel men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Wencel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wencel were Farm Laborer and Aypist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Cook
  • Waitress
  • Aypist

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

Wencel Historical Records

What Wencel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wencel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wencel 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Wencel. 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 225 military records available for the last name Wencel. For the veterans among your Wencel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wencel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wencel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wencel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wencel in 1949 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wencel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wencel 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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