Haenel Family History

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Haenel Name Meaning

German (Hänel): from a pet form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Haener, Haehnel, Hahne, Handel, Hengel, Hartel, Hegel, Henzel, Huegel

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Haenel Family Origin

Where is the Haenel family from?

Haenel Family Occupations

What did your Haenel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Haenel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Haenel's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Haenel family was Music Teacher. Carpenter, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haenel.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Music Teacher


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

Haenel Historical Records

What Haenel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Haenel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haenel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Haenel

Passenger List

There are 637 immigration records available for the last name Haenel. 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 Card

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

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Haenel Life Expectancy

What is the average Haenel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Haenel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haenel in 1963 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haenel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haenel 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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