Hanzel Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Hanzel Name Meaning

German (also Hänzel), Czech, etc.: from the personal name Hansel, a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hanzel Family Origin

Where is the Hanzel family from?

Hanzel Family Occupations

What did your Hanzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hanzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hanzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Electrician and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanzel. A less common occupation for the Hanzel family was Laborer.

View Census data for Hanzel | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Electrician

  • Farming

  • Laborer


United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Hanzel Historical Records

What Hanzel family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Hanzel

Passenger List

There are 647 immigration records available for the last name Hanzel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Hanzel immigration records

Draft Card

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.

View all Hanzel military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hanzel family history.

Hanzel Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanzel 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.

Look up another name