Hisel Family History

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Hisel Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Heisel.

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

Similar surnames: Eisel, Gisel, Hiser, Hise, Hisey, Bisel, Shimel, Kisel, Himsel, Visel

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Hisel Family Origin

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Hisel Family Occupations

What did your Hisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hisel. 39% of Hisel men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hisel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hisel were Farm Laborer and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • School Teacher
  • Waitress

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

Hisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hisel 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 85 immigration records available for the last name Hisel. 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 660 military records available for the last name Hisel. For the veterans among your Hisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hisel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hisel in 1953 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

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