Whitsel Family History

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Whitsel Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weitzel or Witzel.

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


Similar surnames: Whitsell, Whitesel, Whetsel, Whitesell, Whitmer, Weitzel, Whitner

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Whitsel Family Origin

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Whitsel Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Whitsel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Whitsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Whitsel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whitsel family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitsel.

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Whitsel Historical Records

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Whitsel Life Expectancy

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