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Henschel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John ) or in some cases from a pet form of Heinrich .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Herschel, Hensel, Hensch, Reichel, Heichel, Peschel, Hersch, Heesch

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Where is the Henschel family from?

You can see how Henschel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henschel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Henschel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Henschel families living in Manitoba. This was about 78% of all the recorded Henschel's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Henschel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henschel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henschel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Henschel. 100% of Henschel men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Henschel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henschel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Henschel. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Henschel. For the veterans among your Henschel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henschel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Henschel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Henschel in 1946 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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