Wetsel Family History

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Wetsel Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Wetzel (see Wetzell).

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


Similar surnames: Whetsel, Weise, Wetzel, Wessel, Witzel, Weikel, Gessel, Rensel

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Wetsel Family Origin

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Wetsel Family Occupations

What did your Wetsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Airwoman (w A A F ) Alvastors Deray No 7 Balloon Centre was the top reported job for people in the UK named Wetsel. 50% of Wetsel women worked as an Airwoman (w A A F ) Alvastors Deray No 7 Balloon Centre

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Airwoman (w A A F ) Alvastors Deray No 7 Balloon Centre
    50%
  • Incapacitated
    50%

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

Wetsel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wetsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wetsel 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Wetsel. 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 774 military records available for the last name Wetsel. For the veterans among your Wetsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wetsel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wetsel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wetsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wetsel in 1958 was 44, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wetsel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wetsel 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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