Neitzel Family History

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Neitzel Name Meaning

from a Slavic pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas), or from a Germanic personal name formed with nit ‘hostility’. nickname for an obnoxious person, from Middle High German nit ‘hostility’.

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


Similar surnames: Reitzel, Netzel, Nitzel, Weitzel, Hetzel, Eitel, Metzel, Eitzen

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Neitzel Family Origin

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Neitzel Family Occupations

What did your Neitzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neitzel family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neitzel. The most common Neitzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Neitzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Tailor

    6%

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

Neitzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neitzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neitzel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Neitzel. 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 Neitzel. For the veterans among your Neitzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neitzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Neitzel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Neitzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Neitzel in 1946 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neitzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neitzel 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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