Woelfel Family History

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Woelfel Name Meaning

German (also Wölfel): from a pet form of the personal name Wolf or any of the compound names beginning with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Wolfel, Wolfer, Wendel, Welge, Roelke, Felkel, Koepsel, Werfel

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Woelfel Family Origin

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Woelfel Family Occupations

What did your Woelfel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woelfel. The most common Woelfel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Woelfel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Woelfel family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Tanner

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Woelfel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Woelfel Life Expectancy

What is the average Woelfel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Woelfel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Woelfel in 1947 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woelfel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woelfel 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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