Wengel Family History

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Wengel Name Meaning

from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on Old High German wan ‘hope’. Compare Wempe. nickname for someone with a facial peculiarity, from Middle High German wengel, diminutive of wange ‘cheek’, ‘face’.

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


Similar surnames: Engel, Wenzel, Wendel, Mengel, Hengel, Dengel, Rengel, Bengel, Welge

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Wengel Family Origin

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Wengel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%
  • Butcher & Fixtures Manf.

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wengel family was Butcher & Fixtures Manf.. The most common Wengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Wengel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wengel.

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Wengel Historical Records

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Wengel Life Expectancy

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