Wentzell Family History

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Wentzell Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Wentzel, Wetzell, Pendell, Wenzell, Henzel, Mentzel, Bendell

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Wentzell Family Origin

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Wentzell Family Occupations

What did your Wentzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread Bader and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wentzell. 6% of Wentzell men worked as a Bread Bader and 54% of Wentzell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wentzell were Carpenter and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bread Bader
    6%
  • Builder Labourer(heavy
    6%
  • Bus Cleaner
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Chief Clerk Wages
    4%
  • Cotton Weaver
    4%

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

Wentzell Historical Records

What Wentzell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Wentzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wentzell 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 Wentzell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wentzell. For the veterans among your Wentzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wentzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Wentzell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wentzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wentzell in 1947 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wentzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wentzell 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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