Trachsel Family History

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Trachsel Name Meaning

German (Swiss, Bavarian, and Austrian): variant of Drechsel.

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

Similar surnames: Bracher, Trichel, Traxel, Bachtel, Triche, Rassel, Treichel, Brassel

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Trachsel Family Origin

Where is the Trachsel family from?

Trachsel Family Occupations

What did your Trachsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trachsel family was Planing Mill. The most common Trachsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Trachsel's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Trachsel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Planing Mill


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

Trachsel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Trachsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trachsel 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 606 immigration records available for the last name Trachsel. 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 475 military records available for the last name Trachsel. For the veterans among your Trachsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trachsel Life Expectancy

What is the average Trachsel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Trachsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Trachsel in 1960 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trachsel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trachsel 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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