Heinkel Family History

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Heinkel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Heinzel, Heindel, Henkel, Heinke, Heinle, Henke, Kenkel, Reindel

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Heinkel Family Origin

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Heinkel Family Occupations

What did your Heinkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heinkel occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Heinkel's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Heinkel family was Farmer. Cigar Maker, Musician and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heinkel.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Musician

  • Cooper

  • Farmer


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

Heinkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heinkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinkel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 471 immigration records available for the last name Heinkel. 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 902 military records available for the last name Heinkel. For the veterans among your Heinkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heinkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Heinkel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heinkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Heinkel in 1963 was 41, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heinkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heinkel 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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