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Weifel Family History

Weifel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Weixel, Weinel, Weisel, Werfel, Weidel, Zweifel, Weigel, Weibel

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Where is the Weifel family from?

You can see how Weifel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weifel family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Weifel families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Weifel's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Weifel families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weifel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weifel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Weifel. 50% of Weifel men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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What Weifel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 119 census records available for the last name Weifel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weifel 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Weifel. 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 15 military records available for the last name Weifel. For the veterans among your Weifel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weifel lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1981, in the United States, Weifel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Weifel in 1967 was 68, and 78 in 1981.

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