Hiegel Family History

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Hiegel Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): from a pet form of Hugo.

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

Similar surnames: Huegel, Hegel, Wiegel, Siegel, Diegel, Fiegel, Liedel, Diesel, Dietel

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Hiegel Family Origin

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Hiegel Family Occupations

What did your Hiegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hiegel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Hiegel's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Hiegel family was Hotel Keeper. Keeping House and Baker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hiegel.

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  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Hiegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hiegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiegel 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 286 immigration records available for the last name Hiegel. 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 302 military records available for the last name Hiegel. For the veterans among your Hiegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hiegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiegel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hiegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hiegel in 1956 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiegel 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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