Hettel Family History

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Hettel Name Meaning

South German: from Hettel ‘goat’, which still exists as a dialect word; hence either a nickname for someone thought to resemble a goat, or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.

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


Similar surnames: Keitel, Hetzel, Zettel, Hettler, Wetter, Hebel, Ettel, Heibel, Hertel

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Hettel Family Origin

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Hettel Family Occupations

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

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hettel. The most common Hettel occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Hettel's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Hettel family was Carpenter.

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Hettel Historical Records

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Hettel Life Expectancy

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