Hisel Family History

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Hisel Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Heisel.

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

Similar surnames: Eisel, Gisel, Hiser, Hise, Hisey, Bisel, Shimel, Kisel, Himsel, Visel

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Hisel Family Origin

Where is the Hisel family from?

Hisel Family Occupations

What did your Hisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hisel. The most common Hisel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Hisel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hisel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Hisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hisel 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 85 immigration records available for the last name Hisel. 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 660 military records available for the last name Hisel. For the veterans among your Hisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hisel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hisel in 1953 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hisel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hisel 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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