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Wandell Family History

Wandell Name Meaning

Variant of Wendel .

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


Similar surnames: Wandel, Mandell, Wadell, Kandell, Randell, Wendell, Wendel, Sandell

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Where is the Wandell family from?

You can see how Wandell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wandell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wandell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Wandell families living in New York. This was about 70% of all the recorded Wandell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Wandell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wandell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wandell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wandell. 16% of Wandell men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Wandell women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wandell were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wandell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wandell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 601 immigration records available for the last name Wandell. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wandell. For the veterans among your Wandell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wandell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wandell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wandell in 1956 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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