Henckel Family History

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Henckel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Henck.

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

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

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Henckel Family Origin

Where is the Henckel family from?

Henckel Family Occupations

What did your Henckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henckel family was Painter. Brewer, Gardner and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henckel. The most common Henckel occupation in the USA was Brewer. 14% of Henckel's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer

  • Gardner

  • Grocer

  • Painter


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

Henckel Historical Records

What Henckel family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

Search 1940's US census records for Henckel

Passenger List

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 Card

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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Henckel Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henckel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henckel 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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