Hetzel Family History

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Hetzel Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Hermann. from a Germanic personal name, a pet form of a compound name formed with haid ‘heath’, ‘wasteland’ as the first element. from Middle High German holz, Middle Low German holt ‘wood’, a topographic name, an occupational name for someone who provided wood, or a nickname for a stubborn person.

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


Similar surnames: Netzel, Metzel, Reitzel, Henzel, Hutzel, Hetzer, Oetzel, Menzel

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Hetzel Family Origin

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Hetzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Cooper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hetzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hetzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hetzel. A less common occupation for the Hetzel family was Cooper.

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Hetzel Historical Records

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Hetzel Life Expectancy

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