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Pelzel Family History

Pelzel Name Meaning
German (Bavarian and Austrian) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Peltz.

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

8,322 Historical Documents with Pelzel on Ancestry.com
3,103 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
628 Military Records
179 Immigration Records
1,222 Census and Voter Lists
3,190 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pelzel Families

  • Number of Pelzel families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pelzel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pelzel census records

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Pelzel Family Origin

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Pelzel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pelzel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Pelzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pelzel census records

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Pelzel Civil War Service Records

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