Wunschel Family History

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Wunschel Name Meaning

South German (also Wünschel): nickname for a covetous or greedy person, from Middle High German wunsch ‘desire’, or from a pet form of Wuensch.

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

Similar surnames: Hubscher, Kuschel, Druschel, Ritschel, Wischer, Henschel, Buescher

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Wunschel Family Origin

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Wunschel Family Occupations

What did your Wunschel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Packer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wunschel. A less common occupation for the Wunschel family was Works In Fringe Mill. The most common Wunschel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wunschel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Packer

  • Works In Fringe Mill


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

Wunschel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wunschel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wunschel 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Wunschel. 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 Wunschel. For the veterans among your Wunschel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wunschel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wunschel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wunschel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wunschel in 1960 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wunschel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wunschel 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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