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Hetzel Family History

Hetzel Name Meaning
from a pet form of the personal name Hermann.from a Germanic personal name, a pet form of a compound name formed with haid ‘heath’, ‘wasteland’ as the first element.from Middle High German holz, Middle Low German holt ‘wood’, a topographic name, an occupational name for someone who provided wood, or a nickname for a stubborn person.

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

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Name Distribution of Hetzel Families

  • Number of Hetzel families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hetzel families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hetzel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hetzel Family Origin

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Hetzel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hetzel

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Hetzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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