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Weixel Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Weichsel, a topographic name for someone who lived near a sour cherry tree (St. Luce cherry), from Middle High German wihsel (modern German Weichsel(n), pronounced ‘Weiksel’.

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

Similar surnames: Weidel, Weibel, Weiher, Weiden, Weisel, Weinel, Meisel, Wendel

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Weixel Family Origin

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Weixel Family Occupations

What did your Weixel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weixel family was Meat Market. The most common Weixel occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 20% of Weixel's were Book Keepers. Book Keeper, Gardener and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weixel.

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  • Book Keeper

  • Gardener

  • Keeping House

  • Meat Market


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

Weixel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 914 census records available for the last name Weixel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weixel 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Weixel. 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 197 military records available for the last name Weixel. For the veterans among your Weixel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weixel Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Weixel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Weixel in 1956 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weixel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weixel 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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