Heaven Family History

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Heaven Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Evan, with the addition of an inorganic initial H-. Irish (County Offaly): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEimhín ‘descendant of Eimhín’, possibly a diminutive of éimh ‘swift’, ‘prompt’, ‘ready’.

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

Similar surnames: Heavey, Haven, Hearn, Reavey, Beaven, Heavin, Keaveny, Hellen, Heaney

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Heaven Family Origin

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Heaven Family Occupations

What did your Heaven ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Mason, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heaven. A less common occupation for the Heaven family was Carpenter. The most common Heaven occupation in the UK was Mason. 5% of Heaven's were Masons.

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  • Mason

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Heaven Historical Records

What Heaven family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Heaven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heaven 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heaven. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heaven. For the veterans among your Heaven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heaven Life Expectancy

What is the average Heaven lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Heaven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Heaven in 1955 was 45, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heaven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heaven 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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