Wurtele Family History

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Wurtele Name Meaning

North German: variant of Wurzel (see Wurtzel), a metonymic occupational name for a greengrocer or vegetable farmer. (Wurzel is the North German word for ‘carrot’).

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


Similar surnames: Wurzel, Martell, Wurtzel, Wrege, Wrede, Oertle, Hurdle, Hurter

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Wurtele Family Origin

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Wurtele Family Occupations

What did your Wurtele ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wurtele family was Marchand. Merchant, Cadet R.M.C. and Clerk Of B were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wurtele. The most common Wurtele occupation in Canada was Merchant. 33% of Wurtele's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

    33%
  • Cadet R.M.C.

    11%
  • Clerk Of B

    11%
  • Marchand

    11%

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Wurtele Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wurtele Life Expectancy

What is the average Wurtele lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wurtele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wurtele in 1963 was 80, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wurtele

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wurtele 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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