Hickel Family History

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Hickel Name Meaning

German: pet form of Hick 4.

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

Similar surnames: Hickey, Fickel, Hicken, Nickel, Dickel, Bickel, Wickel, Hickle

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Hickel Family Origin

Where is the Hickel family from?

Hickel Family Occupations

What did your Hickel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hickel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hickel's were Farmers. Farmer, Retail Grocer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hickel. A less common occupation for the Hickel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Hickel Historical Records

What Hickel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hickel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hickel 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 482 immigration records available for the last name Hickel. 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 658 military records available for the last name Hickel. For the veterans among your Hickel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hickel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hickel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Hickel in 1952 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hickel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hickel 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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