Weichel Family History

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Weichel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Weich.

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

Similar surnames: Reichel, Heichel, Weigel, Weitzel, Peschel, Richel, Weinel, Wesche

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Weichel Family Origin

Where is the Weichel family from?

Weichel Family Occupations

What did your Weichel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weichel. A less common occupation for the Weichel family was Stone Cutter. The most common Weichel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Weichel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Stone Cutter


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

Weichel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weichel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weichel 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 844 immigration records available for the last name Weichel. 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 765 military records available for the last name Weichel. For the veterans among your Weichel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weichel Life Expectancy

What is the average Weichel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Weichel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weichel in 1955 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weichel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weichel 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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