Winkels Family History

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Winkels Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Winkel.

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


Similar surnames: Winkel, Winke, Hinkel, Rinkel, Mickels, Dankers, Wikel, Nickels

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Winkels Family Origin

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Winkels Family Occupations

What did your Winkels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farmer Tenant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winkels. A less common occupation for the Winkels family was Watchman. The most common Winkels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Winkels's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer Tenant

    13%
  • Watchman

    13%

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

Winkels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winkels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winkels 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Winkels. 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 Winkels. For the veterans among your Winkels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winkels Life Expectancy

What is the average Winkels lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Winkels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Winkels in 1945 was 32, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winkels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winkels 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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