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Witzel Family History

Witzel Name Meaning
German: variant of Wetzel.

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

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10,383 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,323 Military Records
1,483 Immigration Records
11,551 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Witzel Families

  • Number of Witzel families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Witzel families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Witzel families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Witzel census records

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Witzel Family Origin

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

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Witzel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Witzel 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 Witzel

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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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Witzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Witzel census records

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Witzel Civil War Service Records

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