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Netzel Name Meaning

(also Nötzel) nickname for a person in need or distress, from Middle High German not ‘hardship’, ‘distress’, ‘suffering’. possibly from a pet form of Notz, a short form of the personal name Norbert. southern metonymic occupational name for a maker of nets, from Middle High German netzel(in), a diminutive of netz ‘net’ (see Netz).

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


Similar surnames: Hetzel, Netzer, Neitzel, Noetzel, Metzel, Netz, Oetzel, Zettel

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Netzel Family Origin

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Netzel Family Occupations

What did your Netzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Netzel. The most common Netzel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 46% of Netzel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Netzel family was Shoemaker.

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  • Laborer

    46%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter Joiner

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    8%

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Netzel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Netzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Netzel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Netzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Netzel in 1945 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Netzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Netzel 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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