Henckel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Henckel family

The surname Henckel was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Henckel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henckel research. Another 54 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 182 and 1824 are included under the topic Early Henckel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Henckel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Henkel, Henke, Henkell and others.

Early Notables of the Henckel family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Henckel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Henckel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Henckel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Elizabetha Henckel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Margretha Henckel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Michael Henckel, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Jacob Henckel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766 [1]
  • Christoph Henckel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Henckel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • V Donnersmarck, Lazarus Henckel, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • William Henckel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Henckel (post 1700) +

  • E. F. C. Henckel, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in San Cristóbal, 1884
  • Joachim Friedrich Henckel (1712-1779), Prussian surgeon at Charité hospital in Berli


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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