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Wetzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Wenzel.

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


Similar surnames: Wenzel, Weitzel, Metzel, Petzel, Netzel, Oetzel, Hetzel, Wentzel

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Wetzel Family Origin

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Wetzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetzel. The most common Wetzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Wetzel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wetzel family was Carpenter.

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Wetzel Historical Records

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Wetzel Life Expectancy

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