Hoelzel Family History

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Hoelzel Name Meaning

South German (Hölzel): topographic name from a diminutive of Holtz.

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

Similar surnames: Hoelzer, Hoelzle, Hoeffel, Hoelle, Hetzel, Hoeller, Noetzel, Heibel

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Hoelzel Family Origin

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Hoelzel Family Occupations

What did your Hoelzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hoelzel occupation in the USA was At Home. 14% of Hoelzel's were At Homes. At Home, Bagage Man and Brewery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoelzel. A less common occupation for the Hoelzel family was Feed Mt..

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  • At Home

  • Bagage Man

  • Brewery

  • Feed Mt.


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Hoelzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoelzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoelzel 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Hoelzel. 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 423 military records available for the last name Hoelzel. For the veterans among your Hoelzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoelzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoelzel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hoelzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hoelzel in 1962 was 87, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoelzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoelzel 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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