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Hinkel Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Henkel. German: nickname for a timid, fearful person, from dialect hinkel ‘chicken’.

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

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Hinkel Family Origin

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Hinkel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hinkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hinkel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinkel. A less common occupation for the Hinkel family was Tailor.

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Hinkel Historical Records

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Hinkel Life Expectancy

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