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Heese Name Meaning

North German and Westphalian: topographic name from Low German hees(e) ‘brush’, ‘scrub’, or a habitational name from places named with this word. Dutch: variant of Haas.

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


Similar surnames: Hees, Reese, Beese, Weese, Heise, Neese, Meese, Leese, Feese, Haese

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Heese Family Origin

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Heese Family Occupations

What did your Heese ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heese occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Heese's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Carriage Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heese. A less common occupation for the Heese family was Coal Hopper.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Carriage Blacksmith

    13%
  • Coal Hopper

    13%

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

Heese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heese 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 Heese

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heese. 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 Heese. For the veterans among your Heese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heese Life Expectancy

What is the average Heese lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Heese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Heese in 1958 was 52, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heese 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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