Heckert Family History

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Heckert Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hagan ‘hedge’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. German: variant of Häcker, see Hacker.

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

Similar surnames: Eckert, Hockert, Deckert, Recker, Dickert, Hocker, Rueckert, Herbert

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Heckert Family Origin

Where is the Heckert family from?

Heckert Family Occupations

What did your Heckert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heckert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Heckert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heckert family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heckert.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Heckert Historical Records

What Heckert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Heckert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heckert 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Heckert. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heckert. For the veterans among your Heckert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heckert Life Expectancy

What is the average Heckert lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Heckert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Heckert in 1951 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heckert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heckert 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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