Hensch Family History

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Hensch Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see Henschel).

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

Similar surnames: Hansch, Hinsch, Mensch, Heesch, Hersch, Lensch, Gensch, Rensch, Hosch

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Hensch Family Origin

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Hensch Family Occupations

What did your Hensch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hensch. The most common Hensch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hensch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hensch family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Hensch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hensch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hensch 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 635 immigration records available for the last name Hensch. 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 563 military records available for the last name Hensch. For the veterans among your Hensch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hensch Life Expectancy

What is the average Hensch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hensch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hensch in 1963 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hensch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hensch 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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