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Henckel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Henck .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Henkel, Heinkel, Heichel, Henzel, Henke, Hensel, Henschel, Hengel

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Where is the Henckel family from?

You can see how Henckel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henckel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Henckel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Henckel family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Henckel's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Henckel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henckel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Henckel. 15% of Henckel men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Henckel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henckel were Engineer and Librarian. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Salesman
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Librarian
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Henckel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henckel 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 869 immigration records available for the last name Henckel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Henckel. For the veterans among your Henckel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henckel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Henckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Henckel in 1960 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

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