Shetzel Family History

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Shetzel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hetzel, Whetzel, Netzel, Metzel, Henzel, Hettel, Noetzel, Stetzel

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Shetzel Family Origin

Where is the Shetzel family from?

Shetzel Family Occupations

What did your Shetzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coat Maker, Contractor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shetzel. A less common occupation for the Shetzel family was Retail Grocer. The most common Shetzel occupation in the USA was Coat Maker. 25% of Shetzel's were Coat Makers.

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  • Coat Maker

  • Contractor

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


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

Shetzel Historical Records

What Shetzel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 82 census records available for the last name Shetzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetzel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shetzel

Passenger List

There are 8 immigration records available for the last name Shetzel. 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 13 military records available for the last name Shetzel. For the veterans among your Shetzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetzel lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetzel 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetzel

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