Wickel Family History

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Wickel Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name, for instance Wick.

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

Similar surnames: Nickel, Wicker, Dickel, Eicke, Ficker, Mickel, Rickel, Bickel, Richel

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Wickel Family Origin

Where is the Wickel family from?

Wickel Family Occupations

What did your Wickel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wickel family was Huckster. The most common Wickel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Wickel's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickel.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Huckster


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

Wickel Historical Records

What Wickel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wickel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wickel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wickel

Passenger List

There are 671 immigration records available for the last name Wickel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wickel. For the veterans among your Wickel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wickel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wickel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wickel in 1964 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wickel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wickel 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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