Hampel Family History

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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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Hampel Family Origin

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Hampel Family Occupations

What did your Hampel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hampel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hampel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hampel family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hampel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Plasterer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Hampel Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Hampel Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hampel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hampel 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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