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

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Wikel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

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

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Wikel Historical Records

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Wikel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wikel

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