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Wiesel Family History

Wiesel Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Wiesel ‘weasel’, Middle High German wisele. As a German name this is a nickname; as a Jewish name it is generally an ornamental name.German: from Middle High German wisel ‘leader’. JXE.

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

12,092 Historical Documents with Wiesel on Ancestry.com
4,394 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
909 Military Records
811 Immigration Records
1,480 Census and Voter Lists
4,498 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wiesel Families

  • Number of Wiesel families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wiesel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wiesel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wiesel Family Origin

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Wiesel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wiesel

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Wiesel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wiesel census records

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Wiesel Civil War Service Records

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