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Himmel Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’, ‘paradise’ (Old High German himil ‘heaven’, ‘sky’), with reference to high altitude, pleasant situation, or the fruitfulness of the soil. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Himmel ‘heaven’, selected because of the pleasant associations of the word.

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


Similar surnames: Kimmel, Zimmel, Hummel, Hammer, Hammel, Schimmel, Hilmer, Nimmer

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Himmel Family Origin

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Himmel Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Chair Maker

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Himmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Himmel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Himmel family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Himmel.

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Himmel Historical Records

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Himmel Life Expectancy

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