Hirzel Family History

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Hirzel Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Hirtzel.

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

Similar surnames: Hire, Henzel, Hartzel, Harpel, Kinzel, Hirte, Birkel, Witzel, Hinkel

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Hirzel Family Origin

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Hirzel Family Occupations

What did your Hirzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Lawyer, Retail Grocer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirzel. The most common Hirzel occupation in the USA was Lawyer. 38% of Hirzel's were Lawyers. A less common occupation for the Hirzel family was Florist.

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  • Lawyer

  • Retail Grocer

  • Farming

  • Florist


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

Hirzel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hirzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hirzel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hirzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hirzel in 1954 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hirzel 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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