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Menzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Menz. German (Silesia, Saxony, Bohemia): from a pet form of the personal name Hermann or Clemens, under the influence of Czech pet forms such as Hermannec, leading to medieval name forms recorded as, for example, Hermenczel, and later Menczel.

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


Similar surnames: Mengel, Wenzel, Metzel, Henzel, Mentel, Denzel, Mente, Hengel, Wendel

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Menzel Family Origin

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Menzel Family Occupations

What did your Menzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Menzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Menzel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menzel family was Bakery. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menzel.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Bakery

    4%

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Menzel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Menzel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Menzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Menzel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Menzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Menzel in 1949 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

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United States

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