Brenzel Family History

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Brenzel Name Meaning

German: pet form of the personal name Bren(t)z (see Brents).

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

Similar surnames: Brendel, Benzel, Frenzel, Brandel, Menzel, Wenzel, Guenzel, Rengel

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Brenzel Family Origin

Where is the Brenzel family from?

Brenzel Family Occupations

What did your Brenzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brenzel family was Retired Farmer. The most common Brenzel occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Brenzel's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brenzel.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Blacksmith

  • Retired Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brenzel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brenzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brenzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brenzel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 244 immigration records available for the last name Brenzel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 292 military records available for the last name Brenzel. For the veterans among your Brenzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brenzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brenzel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brenzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brenzel in 1952 was 49, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brenzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brenzel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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