Dietzel Family History

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Dietzel Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Dietzel, a pet form of Dietz.

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

Similar surnames: Ditzel, Dietzen, Dietzler, Dietel, Oetzel, Metzel, Denzel, Hetzel

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Dietzel Family Origin

Where is the Dietzel family from?

Dietzel Family Occupations

What did your Dietzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dietzel. A less common occupation for the Dietzel family was Baker. The most common Dietzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Dietzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Tailor

  • Baker


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

Dietzel Historical Records

What Dietzel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dietzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dietzel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dietzel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dietzel. For the veterans among your Dietzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dietzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dietzel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Dietzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dietzel in 1942 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dietzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dietzel 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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