Wikel Family History

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Wikel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Weikel, a variant of Weigel. ornamental name from vik ‘bay’ + the common surname suffix -el(l).

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

Similar surnames: Wiker, Weikel, Winkel, Ike, Wickel, Wiser, Weixel, Widell, Mickel

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Wikel Family Origin

Where is the Wikel family from?

Wikel Family Occupations

What did your Wikel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wikel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wikel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wikel. A less common occupation for the Wikel family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Coal Miner


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

Wikel Historical Records

What Wikel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wikel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wikel 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 137 immigration records available for the last name Wikel. 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 392 military records available for the last name Wikel. For the veterans among your Wikel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wikel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wikel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wikel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wikel in 1953 was 53, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wikel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wikel 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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