Guenzel Family History

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Guenzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Günther (see Guenther).

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

Similar surnames: Kuenzel, Genzel, Brenzel, Menzel, Denzel, Wenzel, Stenzel, Mengel

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Guenzel Family Origin

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Guenzel Family Occupations

What did your Guenzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Guenzel occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Guenzel's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guenzel.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer


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

Guenzel Historical Records

What Guenzel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 698 census records available for the last name Guenzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guenzel 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Guenzel. 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 212 military records available for the last name Guenzel. For the veterans among your Guenzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guenzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Guenzel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Guenzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Guenzel in 1955 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guenzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guenzel 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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