Heckendorn Family History

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Heckendorn Name Meaning

German: topographic name composed of Middle High German hecke ‘hedge’, ‘fence’ + genitive suffix -n + dorn ‘thorn’, or from Middle High German heckedorn ‘hawthorn’.

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


Similar surnames: Heckendorf, Hagedorn, Heckert, Eckenrode, Hilgendorf, Medendorp

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Heckendorn Family Origin

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Heckendorn Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heckendorn family was Cabinet Maker. Laborer, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckendorn. The most common Heckendorn occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Heckendorn's were Laborers.

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Heckendorn Historical Records

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Heckendorn Life Expectancy

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