Pethtel Family History

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Pethtel Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Bechtel. This name is concentrated in the Ohio Valley.

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


Similar surnames: Pethel, Petter, Betten, Prechtel, Bechdel, Kettel, Rettew, Rittel

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Pethtel Family Origin

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Pethtel Family Occupations

What did your Pethtel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pethtel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Pethtel's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Rents were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pethtel. A less common occupation for the Pethtel family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farmer Rents

    8%
  • Retired Farmer

    8%

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

Pethtel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pethtel Life Expectancy

What is the average Pethtel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pethtel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pethtel in 1962 was 74, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pethtel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pethtel 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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