Hecksel Family History

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Hecksel Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Hexel, from a short form of a Germanic personal name (Hago, Hecco) formed with hag ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hessel, Heckel, Heidel, Eckel, Herpel, Henkel, Meckel, Hensel, Heusel

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Hecksel Family Origin

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Hecksel Family Occupations

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Hecksel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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

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Hecksel Life Expectancy

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Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Hecksel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hecksel in 1976 was 89, and 90 in 2004.

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