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Wentzel Family History

Wentzel Name Meaning
German: variant spelling of Wenzel, or in some cases probably an altered spelling of the same name.

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

114,973 Historical Documents with Wentzel on Ancestry.com
32,703 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,038 Military Records
3,158 Immigration Records
18,965 Census and Voter Lists
54,109 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wentzel Families

  • Number of Wentzel families
     197 - 391
     66 - 196
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wentzel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wentzel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wentzel census records

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Wentzel Family Origin

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Wentzel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wentzel 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 Wentzel

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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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Wentzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wentzel census records

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Wentzel Civil War Service Records

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