Hensel Family History

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Hensel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Hans.

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

Similar surnames: Hendel, Hansel, Hengel, Hessel, Henzel, Henkel, Sensel, Heisel

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Hensel Family Origin

Where is the Hensel family from?

Hensel Family Occupations

What did your Hensel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bruwun and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hensel. 13% of Hensel men worked as a Bruwun and 58% of Hensel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hensel were Medical Practitioner and Student Health Viciting

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bruwun
  • Foreman Engineer Radio V
  • Hairdressers Assistant
  • Medical Practitioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Paid Domestic With Labour Serman
  • Private Means
  • Student Health Viciting

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

Hensel Historical Records

What Hensel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hensel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hensel 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 Hensel

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hensel. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Hensel. For the veterans among your Hensel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hensel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hensel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hensel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hensel in 1947 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hensel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hensel 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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