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Hensell Name Meaning

habitational name from Hensall in North Yorkshire, originally named with the unattested Old English personal name Heþin or Old Scandinavian Heþinn + Old English halh ‘nook’. Huguenot surname, of unexplained origin, which was taken to England by a Protestant refugee who fled France after the Massacre of St. Bartholomew’s Day (24 August 1572) and settled in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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


Similar surnames: Mansell, Fennell, Ansell, Hensel, Hengel, Munsell, Hessel, Pendell

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Hensell Family Origin

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Hensell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hensell. The most common Hensell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hensell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hensell family was Retired Farmer.

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Hensell Historical Records

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Hensell Life Expectancy

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