Heckler Family History

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Heckler Name Meaning

English: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle English hekel ‘to comb (flax or hemp) with a heckle’. South German: occupational name for someone who used a small hoe, from a diminutive of Middle High German hacke hoe + the agent suffix -er. German: variant of Häckler (see Hackler).

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

Similar surnames: Heckle, Seckler, Hackler, Hechler, Keckler, Hacker, Meckler, Sheckler

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Heckler Family Origin

Where is the Heckler family from?

Heckler Family Occupations

What did your Heckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker, Coal Miner and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckler. The most common Heckler occupation in the UK was Baker. 17% of Heckler's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Heckler family was Labourer.

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  • Baker

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Lab

  • Labourer


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

Heckler Historical Records

What Heckler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Heckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heckler 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 Heckler

Passenger List

There are 980 immigration records available for the last name Heckler. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Heckler. For the veterans among your Heckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckler lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Heckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Heckler in 1948 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckler 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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