Pelzel Family History

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Pelzel Name Meaning

German (Bavarian and Austrian) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Peltz.

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


Similar surnames: Pelz, Melzer, Peltzer, Henzel, Selzer, Belzer, Heltzel, Pelzer

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Pelzel Family Origin

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Pelzel Family Occupations

What did your Pelzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pelzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Pelzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Pelzel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pelzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelzel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pelzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pelzel in 1955 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelzel 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.

Famous Pelzel Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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