Hechler Family History

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Hechler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a comber of flax, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hechel, hachel ‘hackle’, ‘flax comb’.

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


Similar surnames: Heckler, Mechler, Lechler, Pecher, Kuchler, Keckler, Seckler, Bechler

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Hechler Family Origin

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Hechler Family Occupations

What did your Hechler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hechler. 18% of Hechler men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Hechler women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hechler were Operator and Stenographic

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    28%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Secretary
    28%
  • Stenographic
    19%

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

Hechler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hechler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hechler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hechler. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hechler. For the veterans among your Hechler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hechler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hechler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hechler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hechler in 1951 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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