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Wurtele Family History

Wurtele Name Meaning
North German: variant of Wurzel (see Wurtzel), a metonymic occupational name for a greengrocer or vegetable farmer. (Wurzel is the North German word for ‘carrot’).

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

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1,261 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,225 Military Records
425 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wurtele Families

  • Number of Wurtele families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wurtele families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wurtele last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wurtele Family Origin

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Wurtele Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wurtele

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Wurtele Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Wurtele

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