Henschel Family History

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Henschel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John), or in some cases from a pet form of Heinrich.

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


Similar surnames: Herschel, Hensel, Hensch, Reichel, Heichel, Peschel, Hersch, Heesch

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Henschel Family Origin

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Henschel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coal Digger

    4%
  • House Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Digger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henschel. The most common Henschel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Henschel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Henschel family was House Carpenter.

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Henschel Historical Records

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Henschel Life Expectancy

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