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Heather Name Meaning

English: topographic name, a variant of Heath with the addition of the habitational suffix -er. This surname is widespread in southern England, and also well established in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Heath, Feather, Hatcher, Heeter, Werther, Heatley, Leather, Heater

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Heather Family Origin

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Heather Family Occupations

What did your Heather ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Tin Miner

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Heather occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Heather's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Tin Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heather. A less common occupation for the Heather family was Carpenter.

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Heather Historical Records

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Heather Life Expectancy

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Famous Heather Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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