Heckel Family History

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Heckel Name Meaning

German: variant of Häckel (see Hackel). Dutch: from Middle Dutch eekel ‘acorn’, possibly denoting someone who herded hogs in the forest, or who collected acorns as swine fodder.

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


Similar surnames: Hecker, Heck, Recker, Hecke, Pickel, Necker, Hackel, Beckel, Seckel

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Heckel Family Origin

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Heckel Family Occupations

What did your Heckel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heckel family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckel. The most common Heckel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Heckel's were Farmers.

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Heckel Historical Records

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Heckel Life Expectancy

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