Oertel Family History

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Oertel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the medieval personal names Ortolf or Ortwin. Compare Ertel.

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


Similar surnames: Hertel, Ertel, Bertel, Oetzel, Martel, Haertel, Goettel, Bartel

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Oertel Family Origin

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Oertel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Spring Maker

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oertel family was Spring Maker. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oertel. The most common Oertel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Oertel's were Farmers.

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Oertel Historical Records

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Oertel Life Expectancy

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