Prechel Family History

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Prechel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places so named in eastern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Buechel, Prescher, Pischel, Recher, Rachel, Pressel, Boeckel, Pickel

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Prechel Family Origin

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Prechel Family Occupations

What did your Prechel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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

Prechel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Prechel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prechel 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 157 immigration records available for the last name Prechel. 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 147 military records available for the last name Prechel. For the veterans among your Prechel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prechel Life Expectancy

What is the average Prechel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Prechel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Prechel in 1955 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prechel 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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