Hensler Family History

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Hensler Name Meaning

German: from a derivative of the personal name Hans.

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

Similar surnames: Gensler, Henzler, Hanser, Kensler, Hendler, Hessler, Hensley, Heidler

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Hensler Family Origin

Where is the Hensler family from?

Hensler Family Occupations

What did your Hensler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hensler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Hensler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hensler. A less common occupation for the Hensler family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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

Hensler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hensler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hensler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hensler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hensler. For the veterans among your Hensler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hensler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hensler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hensler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hensler in 1953 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hensler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hensler 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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