Nitzel Family History

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Nitzel Name Meaning

Eastern German (under Slavic influence): from a pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Neitzel, Netzel, Nitz, Ritzel, Nickel, Reitzel, Ditzel, Finzel

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Nitzel Family Origin

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Nitzel Family Occupations

What did your Nitzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nitzel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 19% of Nitzel's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Nitzel family was Farmer. Keeping House, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nitzel.

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  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Nitzel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nitzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Nitzel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nitzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Nitzel in 1962 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nitzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nitzel 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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