Himmelsbach Family History

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Himmelsbach Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a stream so named, from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’ + bach ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Himmelreich, Himmelstein, Hollerbach, Griesbach, Eisenbach, Heinbach

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Himmelsbach Family Origin

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Himmelsbach Family Occupations

What did your Himmelsbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Himmelsbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Himmelsbach's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Himmelsbach. A less common occupation for the Himmelsbach family was Chair Painter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Chair Painter

    11%

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

Himmelsbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Himmelsbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Himmelsbach 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Himmelsbach. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Himmelsbach. For the veterans among your Himmelsbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Himmelsbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Himmelsbach lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Himmelsbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Himmelsbach in 1962 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Himmelsbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Himmelsbach 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.

Famous Himmelsbach Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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