Genzel Family History

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Genzel Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a pet form of Jantz.

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

Similar surnames: Gentzel, Henzel, Benzel, Guenzel, Menzel, Denzel, Wenzel, Bentzel

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Genzel Family Origin

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Genzel Family Occupations

What did your Genzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Genzel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Genzel's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Genzel family was Shoe Maker. Carpenter, Farmer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Genzel.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Genzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Genzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genzel 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Genzel. 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 395 military records available for the last name Genzel. For the veterans among your Genzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Genzel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Genzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Genzel in 1964 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genzel 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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