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Wenzel Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Wenzel, a pet form (with the German diminutive suffix -el) of the Middle High German personal name Wenze, a borrowing from Slavic representing a short form of the Old Czech personal name Veceslav (see Vacek; the borrowing took place before Czech lost its nasal vowels).

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


Similar surnames: Wendel, Wengel, Menzel, Mengel, Hengel, Henzel, Denzel, Wencel

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Wenzel Family Origin

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Wenzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wenzel family was Tailor. The most common Wenzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wenzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenzel.

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Wenzel Historical Records

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Wenzel Life Expectancy

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