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Hankel Family History

Hankel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of Hanke .

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


Similar surnames: Hankey, Handel, Wankel, Hansel, Henkel, Hanke, Hanzel, Henke, Hankes

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Where is the Hankel family from?

You can see how Hankel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hankel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hankel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Hankel families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Hankel's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hankel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hankel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hankel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hankel. 30% of Hankel men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hankel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hankel were Farming and Lodginghouse Keeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Lodginghouse Keeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hankel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hankel 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Hankel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 978 military records available for the last name Hankel. For the veterans among your Hankel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hankel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hankel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hankel in 1958 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

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