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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Penzel

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Alt. Meaning

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

L is for love, your love of life!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Penzel

Christian was born in 1737. He breathed his last breath in 1801.


Max was born in 1977.


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Popularity of Penzel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Penzel U.S.
  White 90.08% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Penzel

People with the last name Penzel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Penzel

  • How Popular is the name Penzel? As a last name Penzel was the 138,304th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Penzel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Penzel is Wednesday, January 8th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Penzel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Penzel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Penzel: Your name in reverse order is Leznep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neelzp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Penzel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 121 people with the last name Penzel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Penzel? Penzel is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Penzels Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Penzel born Feb 25, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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