Wettengel Family History

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Wettengel Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a road maker or mender, from Middle High German wec ‘way’, ‘street’ + tengelen ‘to break (stones), beat, or knock’.

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


Similar surnames: Wengel, Wetterer, Mengel, Wendel, Krengel, Wetter, Stengel, Strenger

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Wettengel Family Origin

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Wettengel Family Occupations

What did your Wettengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wettengel. A less common occupation for the Wettengel family was Carpenter. The most common Wettengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wettengel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Wettengel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wettengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wettengel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wettengel. 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 Wettengel. For the veterans among your Wettengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wettengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wettengel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wettengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wettengel in 1957 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wettengel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wettengel 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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