Hefel Name Meaning

German: Swabian form of Hebel. Perhaps altered form of Haefele.

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


Similar surnames: Hegel, Wefel, Hefele, Hebel, Henzel, Nebel, Redel, Hefty, Hisel

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Hefel Family Origin

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Hefel Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    25%
  • Day Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

In 1880, the most common Hefel occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Hefel's were Bakers. Baker, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefel. A less common occupation for the Hefel family was Shoemaker.

Source: Census data for Hefel | Data not to scale

Hefel Historical Records

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Hefel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Hefel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hefel in 1964 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefel

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