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Heibel Family History

Heibel Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of caps and bonnets, from an unrounded diminutive form of Middle High German hube, hoube ‘bonnet’.

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


Similar surnames: Hebel, Heisel, Weibel, Hegel, Geibel, Seibel, Meisel, Nebel, Reibel

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Where is the Heibel family from?

You can see how Heibel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heibel family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Heibel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Heibel families living in Minnesota. This was about 16% of all the recorded Heibel's in USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Heibel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heibel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heibel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heibel. 37% of Heibel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Heibel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heibel were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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
    37%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Mechanic
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Waitress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heibel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heibel 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 356 immigration records available for the last name Heibel. 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 746 military records available for the last name Heibel. For the veterans among your Heibel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heibel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Heibel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heibel in 1952 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

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