Windels Family History

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Windels Name Meaning

German: perhaps a patronymic or metronymic from Wendel, which in southern Germany and Austria is a short form of the male personal name Wendelin and in north Germany of the female personal name Wendelke.

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

Similar surnames: Wendel, Wibbels, Rindels, Sindel, Linders, Mindel, Bindel, Hindes

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Windels Family Origin

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Windels Family Occupations

What did your Windels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Windels family was Segar Store. Farmer, Keeping House and Manuf. Of Soda Water were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windels. The most common Windels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Windels's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Manuf. Of Soda Water

  • Segar Store


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

Windels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 764 census records available for the last name Windels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windels 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Windels. 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 205 military records available for the last name Windels. For the veterans among your Windels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windels Life Expectancy

What is the average Windels lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Windels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Windels in 1960 was 43, and 96 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Windels 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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