Wetzell Family History

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Wetzell Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wetzel, or an Americanized spelling of the same name.

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

Similar surnames: Wentzell, Wentzel, Wenzell, Whetsell, Kettell, Leitzell, Whetzel

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Wetzell Family Origin

Where is the Wetzell family from?

Wetzell Family Occupations

What did your Wetzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Reeler Asst Paper Mills and Domestic Unpaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wetzell.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Reeler Asst Paper Mills

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Unpaid

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

Wetzell Historical Records

What Wetzell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wetzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wetzell 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Wetzell. 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 781 military records available for the last name Wetzell. For the veterans among your Wetzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wetzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Wetzell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Wetzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wetzell in 1963 was 67, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wetzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wetzell 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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