Paetzold Family History

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Paetzold Name Meaning

German (Pätzold): from the personal name Pätzold, a pet form of Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Petzold, Paetz, Betzold, Metzel, Pantel, Pesola, Patzke, Patz, Bartol

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Paetzold Family Origin

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Paetzold Family Occupations

What did your Paetzold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paetzold family was Wine-L. Dealer. Carpenter, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paetzold. The most common Paetzold occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 40% of Paetzold's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Wine-L. Dealer


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

Paetzold Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Paetzold Life Expectancy

What is the average Paetzold lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Paetzold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Paetzold in 1962 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paetzold 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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