Hempfling Family History

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Hempfling Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German henfelinc ‘linnet’, probably applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird in some way or as a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher.

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


Similar surnames: Helbling, Herring, Hoefling, Helling, Serfling, Emling, Harling

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Hempfling Family Origin

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Hempfling Family Occupations

What did your Hempfling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hempfling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hempfling's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hempfling. A less common occupation for the Hempfling family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

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

Hempfling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hempfling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hempfling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hempfling. 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 Hempfling. For the veterans among your Hempfling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hempfling Life Expectancy

What is the average Hempfling lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hempfling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hempfling in 1953 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hempfling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hempfling 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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