Heckendorf Family History

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Heckendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from an unidentified place, probably named with Middle High German hecke ‘hedge’, ‘fence’ + genitive or plural suffix -n + dorf ‘hamlet’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Heckendorn, Beckendorf, Mittendorf, Hilgendorf, Dockendorf

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Heckendorf Family Origin

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Heckendorf Family Occupations

What did your Heckendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heckendorf. 11% of Heckendorf men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Heckendorf women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heckendorf were Salesman and Bailer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Bailer
    8%

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

Heckendorf Historical Records

What Heckendorf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heckendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heckendorf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Heckendorf

Passenger List

There are 241 immigration records available for the last name Heckendorf. 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 310 military records available for the last name Heckendorf. For the veterans among your Heckendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heckendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckendorf lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Heckendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heckendorf in 1948 was 47, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckendorf 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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