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Hanzel Name Meaning

German (also Hänzel): variant of Hansel . Slovak (also Hanzeľ) Czech and Slovenian: from the personal name Hanzel a Slavicized form of German Hansel a pet form of Hans . Slovenian (Hanžel): from a Slovenized form of the German personal name Hansel a pet form of Hans . In North America the surname Hanzel may also be an altered form of the variant Hanželj.

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

Similar surnames: Hansel, Handel, Henzel, Hance, Menzel, Daniel, Bandel, Hankel, Angel

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Where is the Hanzel family from?

You can see how Hanzel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanzel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hanzel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Hanzel families living in Warwickshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hanzel's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Hanzel families in 1891.
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What did your Hanzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hanzel. 23% of Hanzel men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Hanzel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanzel were Truck Driver and New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Cigar Maker
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hanzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanzel 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Hanzel. 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 753 military records available for the last name Hanzel. For the veterans among your Hanzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanzel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hanzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hanzel in 1952 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

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