Vensel Family History

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Vensel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Vencl, Hungarian Vencel, German Wenzel, or some other name derived from the Slavic personal name Venceslav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Sensel, Hensel, Rensel, Pensyl, Menzel, Mengel, Meisel, Wendel

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Vensel Family Origin

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Vensel Family Occupations

What did your Vensel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vensel. 7% of Vensel men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Vensel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vensel were New Worker and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%

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

Vensel Historical Records

What Vensel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vensel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vensel 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Vensel. 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 Card

There are 678 military records available for the last name Vensel. For the veterans among your Vensel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vensel Life Expectancy

What is the average Vensel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Vensel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Vensel in 1945 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vensel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vensel 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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