Heisel Family History

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Heisel Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: from a pet form of Heiss. South German: topographic name meaning ‘little house’, an unrounded form of Häusel, diminutive of Haus.

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

Similar surnames: Heibel, Heusel, Heidel, Meisel, Hegel, Hensel, Heiser, Hessel, Heise

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Heisel Family Origin

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Heisel Family Occupations

What did your Heisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heisel. 13% of Heisel men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Heisel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heisel were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk

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

Heisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Heisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heisel 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Heisel. 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 Heisel. For the veterans among your Heisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Heisel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Heisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heisel in 1951 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heisel 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.

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