Wendle Family History

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Wendle Name Meaning

German: variant of Wendel, or in some cases probably an Americanized spelling of the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Bendle, Wendl, Bentle, Kendle, Wendler, Wende, Swindle, Weidle

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Wendle Family Origin

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Wendle Family Occupations

What did your Wendle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wendle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wendle's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wendle. A less common occupation for the Wendle family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Wendle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wendle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wendle 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Wendle. 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 509 military records available for the last name Wendle. For the veterans among your Wendle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wendle Life Expectancy

What is the average Wendle lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wendle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Wendle in 1962 was 76, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wendle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wendle 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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