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Weixel Family History

Weixel Name Meaning

German: variant of Weichsel a topographic name for someone who lived near a sour cherry tree (Saint Luce cherry) from Middle High German wīhsel (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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Where is the Weixel family from?

You can see how Weixel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weixel family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Weixel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 12 Weixel families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 39% of all the recorded Weixel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Weixel families in 1880.
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What did your Weixel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weixel. 47% of Weixel men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Weixel women worked as a Seamstress. .

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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
    47%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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What is the average Weixel lifespan?

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.

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