Hecksel Family History

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Hecksel Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Hexel, from a short form of a Germanic personal name (Hago, Hecco) formed with hag ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hessel, Heckel, Heidel, Eckel, Herpel, Henkel, Meckel, Hensel, Heusel

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Hecksel Family Origin

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Hecksel Family Occupations

What did your Hecksel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Caterer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hecksel. 31% of Hecksel men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hecksel women worked as a Caterer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hecksel were Cleaning and Employee

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Accountant
    5%
  • Cleaning
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Caterer
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Dietitian
    15%
  • Employee
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hecksel Historical Records

What Hecksel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 317 census records available for the last name Hecksel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hecksel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 25 immigration records available for the last name Hecksel. 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 25 military records available for the last name Hecksel. For the veterans among your Hecksel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hecksel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hecksel lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Hecksel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hecksel in 1976 was 89, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hecksel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hecksel 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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