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Etsel Family History

Etsel Surname 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: Etzel, Ettel, Wetsel, Eisel, Engel, Eitel, Kusel, Kessel, Eisen, Edel

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Where is the Etsel family from?

You can see how Etsel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etsel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Etsel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Etsel families living in Kentucky. This was about 36% of all the recorded Etsel's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Etsel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etsel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etsel ancestors do for a living?

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

What Etsel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 307 census records available for the last name Etsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etsel 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Etsel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 43 military records available for the last name Etsel. For the veterans among your Etsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Etsel lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1972, in the United States, Etsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Etsel in 1967 was 81, and 73 in 1972.

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