Wenzell Family History

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Wenzell Name Meaning

Danish and German: variant of Wenzel.

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

Similar surnames: Wetzell, Wentzell, Wenzel, Wenzl, Wensel, Engell, Fenzel, Wentzel

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Wenzell Family Origin

Where is the Wenzell family from?

Wenzell Family Occupations

What did your Wenzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenzell. A less common occupation for the Wenzell family was Black Smith. The most common Wenzell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Wenzell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Black Smith


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

Wenzell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wenzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenzell 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 507 immigration records available for the last name Wenzell. 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 560 military records available for the last name Wenzell. For the veterans among your Wenzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenzell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wenzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wenzell in 1962 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenzell 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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