Henkel Family History

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Henkel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Heinkel, Henke, Kenkel, Hensel, Hengel, Hendel, Henzel, Henckel

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Henkel Family Origin

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Henkel Family Occupations

What did your Henkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Henkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Henkel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Henkel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henkel.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Henkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Henkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henkel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Henkel. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Henkel. For the veterans among your Henkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Henkel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Henkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Henkel in 1950 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henkel 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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