Hengen Family History

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Hengen Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Heng.

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

Similar surnames: Hengel, Hensen, Hennen, Heggen, Henken, Engen, Hangen, Engel, Mengel

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Hengen Family Origin

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Hengen Family Occupations

What did your Hengen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hengen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Hengen's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hengen. A less common occupation for the Hengen family was Cooper.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Cooper


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

Hengen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hengen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hengen 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 Hengen

Passenger List

There are 457 immigration records available for the last name Hengen. 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 589 military records available for the last name Hengen. For the veterans among your Hengen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hengen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hengen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hengen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hengen in 1962 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hengen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hengen 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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