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Bachtel Name Meaning

South German (Bächtel): very rare variant of Bechtel . Americanized form of German Bechtel .

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

Similar surnames: Bachtell, Bechdel, Hachtel, Wachtel, Bechtle, Bache, Buchter, Bachner

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Where is the Bachtel family from?

You can see how Bachtel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bachtel family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bachtel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Bachtel family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Bachtel's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Bachtel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bachtel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bachtel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bachtel. 25% of Bachtel men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Bachtel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bachtel were Machinist and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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What Bachtel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bachtel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bachtel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 139 immigration records available for the last name Bachtel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 813 military records available for the last name Bachtel. For the veterans among your Bachtel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bachtel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bachtel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bachtel in 1956 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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