Mentzel Family History

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Mentzel Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Menzel.

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


Similar surnames: Wentzel, Metzel, Wentzell, Mentz, Henzel, Frentzel, Menzer, Fenzel

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Mentzel Family Origin

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Mentzel Family Occupations

What did your Mentzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mentzel. A less common occupation for the Mentzel family was Blacksmith. The most common Mentzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mentzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Mentzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mentzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mentzel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mentzel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mentzel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mentzel. For the veterans among your Mentzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mentzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mentzel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mentzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mentzel in 1950 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mentzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mentzel 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.

Famous Mentzel Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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