Peschel Family History

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Peschel Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form (e.g. Czech Pešl) of the Slavic personal name Peš (see Pesch 2), common in Lower Silesia, Upper Lausitz, Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Pueschel, Pischel, Peschke, Pesch, Heichel, Kuschel, Henschel

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Peschel Family Origin

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Peschel Family Occupations

What did your Peschel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peschel. The most common Peschel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Peschel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peschel family was Finisher At Tan. Yard.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Farming

  • Finisher At Tan. Yard


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

Peschel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peschel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peschel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Peschel. 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 Peschel. For the veterans among your Peschel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peschel Life Expectancy

What is the average Peschel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Peschel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Peschel in 1952 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peschel 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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