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Weitzel Family History

Weitzel Name Meaning
German: from the personal name Weitzel, a pet form of Wizo, a short form of any of various Germanic compound personal names beginning with wig ‘battle’ or wid ‘wood’.

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

140,868 Historical Documents with Weitzel on Ancestry.com
31,904 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,087 Military Records
2,452 Immigration Records
20,020 Census and Voter Lists
79,405 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Weitzel Families

  • Number of Weitzel families
     107 - 212
     36 - 106
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Weitzel families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Weitzel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Weitzel census records

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Weitzel Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Weitzel families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Weitzel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Weitzel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Weitzel

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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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Weitzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Weitzel census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Weitzel ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Weitzel Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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