Haspel Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Haspel Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Dutch haspel, German Haspel ‘reel’, ‘winch’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who wound thread into a skein from a bobbin or who operated a winch or who manufactured the implements.

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

Similar surnames: Happel, Happe, Hamel, Hase, Hampel, Apel, Kappel, Handel, Hasper

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Haspel Family Origin

Where is the Haspel family from?

Haspel Family Occupations

What did your Haspel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haspel occupation in the UK was Master Cabinet Maker (Employing 2 Men). 100% of Haspel's were Master Cabinet Maker (Employing 2 Men)s.

View Census data for Haspel | Data not to scale

  • Master Cabinet Maker (Employing 2 Men)


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

Haspel Historical Records

What Haspel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Haspel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haspel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Haspel

Passenger List

There are 722 immigration records available for the last name Haspel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Haspel immigration records

Draft Card

There are 649 military records available for the last name Haspel. For the veterans among your Haspel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Haspel military records

You've only scratched the surface of Haspel family history.

Haspel Life Expectancy

What is the average Haspel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Haspel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Haspel in 1955 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haspel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haspel 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.

Look up another name