Hinkle Family History

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Hinkle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Hinkel. Variant spelling of English Hinckley.

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

Similar surnames: Hinckle, Hinkley, Kinkle, Henkle, Hickle, Dinkle, Hinke, Winkles

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Hinkle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hinkle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hinkle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Hinkle Family Origin

Where is the Hinkle family from?

Hinkle Family Occupations

What did your Hinkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dress Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hinkle. A less common occupation for the Hinkle family was Shoe Maker. The most common Hinkle occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 50% of Hinkle's were Dress Makers.

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  • Dress Maker

  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Hinkle Historical Records

What Hinkle family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Hinkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinkle 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hinkle. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Hinkle. For the veterans among your Hinkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hinkle Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinkle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hinkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hinkle in 1941 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinkle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinkle 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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