Henkels Family History

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Henkels Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Henkel.

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


Similar surnames: Henkes, Heikes, Eckels, Engels, Henkle, Hinkel, Henken, Henkel

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Henkels Family Origin

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Henkels Family Occupations

What did your Henkels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henkels family was Clerk. The most common Henkels occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Henkels's were Laborers. Laborer, Bookkeeper and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henkels.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Clerk

    7%

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

Henkels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Henkels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henkels 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Henkels. 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 Henkels. For the veterans among your Henkels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henkels Life Expectancy

What is the average Henkels lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Henkels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Henkels in 1962 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henkels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henkels 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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