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Hettel Family History

Hettel Name Meaning
South German: from Hettel ‘goat’, which still exists as a dialect word; hence either a nickname for someone thought to resemble a goat, or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.

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

11,459 Historical Documents with Hettel on Ancestry.com
5,154 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
492 Military Records
460 Immigration Records
1,813 Census and Voter Lists
3,540 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hettel Families

  • Number of Hettel families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hettel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hettel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hettel census records

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Hettel Family Origin

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Hettel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hettel

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Hettel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hettel census records

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Hettel Civil War Service Records

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