Hechler Family History

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Hechler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a comber of flax, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hechel, hachel ‘hackle’, ‘flax comb’.

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


Similar surnames: Heckler, Mechler, Lechler, Pecher, Kuchler, Keckler, Seckler, Bechler

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Hechler Family Origin

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Hechler Family Occupations

What did your Hechler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hechler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hechler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hechler family was Brewer. Farmer, Butcher and Boot & Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hechler.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

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

Hechler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hechler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hechler 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 Hechler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hechler. 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 Hechler. For the veterans among your Hechler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hechler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hechler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hechler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hechler in 1951 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hechler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hechler 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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