Henle Family History

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Henle Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Hans or Händel (see Handel 1).

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

Similar surnames: Henze, Henne, Heinle, Henkle, Henke, Hense, Hegle, Henzel, Jenke

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Henle Family Origin

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Henle Family Occupations

What did your Henle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Henle. 17% of Henle men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Henle women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henle were Farmer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper

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

Henle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Henle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henle 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 713 immigration records available for the last name Henle. 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 Henle. For the veterans among your Henle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henle Life Expectancy

What is the average Henle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Henle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Henle in 1952 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henle 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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