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Hannel Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Haenel.

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

Similar surnames: Hannes, Hansel, Handel, Hanel, Hankel, Hannen, Haenel, Mannel, Hanzel

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Where is the Hannel family from?

You can see how Hannel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hannel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hannel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hannel families living in New Jersey. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hannel's in the USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Hannel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hannel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hannel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hannel. 27% of Hannel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hannel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hannel were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
  • Labor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • House
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hannel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannel 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 628 immigration records available for the last name Hannel. 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 505 military records available for the last name Hannel. For the veterans among your Hannel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hannel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hannel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hannel in 1942 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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