Windels Family History

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Windels Name Meaning

German: perhaps a patronymic or metronymic from Wendel, which in southern Germany and Austria is a short form of the male personal name Wendelin and in north Germany of the female personal name Wendelke.

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

Similar surnames: Wendel, Wibbels, Rindels, Sindel, Linders, Mindel, Bindel, Hindes

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Windels Family Origin

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Windels Family Occupations

What did your Windels ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artificial Building Material Worker and Member Of Sisterhoor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Windels. 50% of Windels men worked as an Artificial Building Material Worker and 34% of Windels women worked as a Member Of Sisterhoor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Windels were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artificial Building Material Worker
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Member Of Sisterhoor
  • None
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Windels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 764 census records available for the last name Windels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windels 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Windels. 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 205 military records available for the last name Windels. For the veterans among your Windels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windels Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Windels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Windels in 1960 was 43, and 96 in 2004.

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