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Hetzler Name Meaning

German: variant of Hetzel 3 or Hetzer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hetzner, Hetzer, Betzler, Hutzler, Setzler, Hetler, Metzler, Wetzler

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Where is the Hetzler family from?

You can see how Hetzler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hetzler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hetzler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Hetzler families living in Ohio. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hetzler's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hetzler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hetzler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hetzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hetzler. 23% of Hetzler men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Hetzler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hetzler were Clerk and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hetzler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hetzler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 580 immigration records available for the last name Hetzler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hetzler. For the veterans among your Hetzler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hetzler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hetzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hetzler in 1956 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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