Wilbel Family History

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Wilbel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Giebel, Gimbel, Biebel, Silber, Riebel, Niebel, Liebel, Gibel, Kibel

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Wilbel Family Origin

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Wilbel Family Occupations

What did your Wilbel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilbel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Wilbel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Wilbel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54 census records available for the last name Wilbel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8 immigration records available for the last name Wilbel. 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 8 military records available for the last name Wilbel. For the veterans among your Wilbel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbel lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbel 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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