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Wentzel Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wenzel, or in some cases probably an altered spelling of the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Wentzell, Wenzel, Mentzel, Henzel, Wetzell, Wetzel, Weitzel, Wencel

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Wentzel Family Origin

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Wentzel Family Occupations

What did your Wentzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wentzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Wentzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wentzel. A less common occupation for the Wentzel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Wentzel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wentzel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wentzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wentzel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Wentzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wentzel in 1942 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wentzel 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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