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Huegel Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Hugo (see Hugh). (North German): topographic name for someone who lived by a hill, from the vocabulary word Hügel ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hegel, Hiegel, Huebel, Hengel, Huger, Siegel, Boegel, Uebel, Riegel

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Where is the Huegel family from?

You can see how Huegel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huegel family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Huegel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Huegel families living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Huegel's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Huegel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huegel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huegel. 22% of Huegel men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Huegel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huegel were Farm Laborer and Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Nurse
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Huegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huegel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 292 immigration records available for the last name Huegel. 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 Cards

There are 634 military records available for the last name Huegel. For the veterans among your Huegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huegel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Huegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Huegel in 1949 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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