Henzel Family History

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Henzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of either Heinrich (in part an altered spelling of an eastern German pet form, Heintschel) or Johannes (see John). German: variant of Hendel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hensel.

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


Similar surnames: Hendel, Hengel, Hetzel, Wenzel, Menzel, Henze, Hensel, Hanzel, Henkel

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Henzel Family Origin

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Henzel Family Occupations

What did your Henzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Henzel. 24% of Henzel men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Henzel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henzel were Proprietor and Printer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Typist
    13%
  • Printer
    13%

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

Henzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Henzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henzel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Henzel. 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 934 military records available for the last name Henzel. For the veterans among your Henzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Henzel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Henzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Henzel in 1949 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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