Hengel Family History
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Hengel Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of handles, hooks, or hangers, from Middle High German hengel ‘handle’. German: from a pet form of the personal name Heng. Shortened form of Dutch van Hengel, a habitational name for someone from Hengel, near Houthalen, in the Belgian province of Limburg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Engel, Mengel, Hegel, Rengel, Wengel, Wendel, Hendel, Dengel, Henzel