Wetsel Family History

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Wetsel Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Wetzel (see Wetzell).

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


Similar surnames: Whetsel, Weise, Wetzel, Wessel, Witzel, Weikel, Gessel, Rensel

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Wetsel Family Origin

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Wetsel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • (Pauper)

    2%
  • Brewer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Wetsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Wetsel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and (Pauper) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetsel. A less common occupation for the Wetsel family was Brewer.

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Wetsel Historical Records

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Wetsel Life Expectancy

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