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Hampel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Hampo (see Hampe). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hempel.

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


Similar surnames: Happel, Hampe, Hamel, Hammel, Hempel, Harpel, Lampel, Apel, Haspel

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Where is the Hampel family from?

You can see how Hampel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hampel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hampel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hampel family living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hampel's in USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Hampel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hampel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hampel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hampel. 12% of Hampel men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hampel women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hampel were Carpenter and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hampel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hampel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hampel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hampel. For the veterans among your Hampel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hampel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hampel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hampel in 1947 was 40, and 90 in 2004.

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