Wentzel Family History

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Wentzel Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wenzel, or in some cases probably an altered spelling of the same name.

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

Similar surnames: Wentzell, Wenzel, Mentzel, Henzel, Wetzell, Wetzel, Weitzel, Wencel

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Wentzel Family Origin

Where is the Wentzel family from?

Wentzel Family Occupations

What did your Wentzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wentzel. A less common occupation for the Wentzel family was Carpenter. The most common Wentzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Wentzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Wentzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Wentzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wentzel 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wentzel. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Wentzel. For the veterans among your Wentzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wentzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wentzel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wentzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wentzel in 1942 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wentzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wentzel 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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