Hendel Family History

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Hendel Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Handel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Handler. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the female personal name Hendl, a pet form of Hanna.

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


Similar surnames: Handel, Henzel, Hensel, Wendel, Mendel, Hengel, Rendel, Heidel

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Hendel Family Origin

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Hendel Family Occupations

What did your Hendel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Druggist and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendel. The most common Hendel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Hendel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hendel family was Hatter.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Druggist

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Hatter

    7%

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

Hendel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hendel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hendel 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 Hendel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hendel. 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 Hendel. For the veterans among your Hendel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hendel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hendel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hendel in 1958 was 79, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hendel 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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