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Heusel Name Meaning

variant of Häusel, a diminutive of Haus. perhaps also from a Germanic personal name derived from huso ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Housel, Heisel, Hessel, Heupel, Beisel, Hensel, Meisel, Hegel, Herpel

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Where is the Heusel family from?

You can see how Heusel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heusel family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Heusel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Heusel families living in Wisconsin. This was about 52% of all the recorded Heusel's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Heusel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heusel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heusel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heusel. 44% of Heusel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Heusel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heusel were Farm Laborer and Student Nurse.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Student Nurse
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heusel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heusel 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Heusel. 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 641 military records available for the last name Heusel. For the veterans among your Heusel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heusel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Heusel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Heusel in 1964 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

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