Hegge Family History

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Hegge Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with the first element agi ‘edge’, ‘blade’ (see, e.g., Egbert). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from Old Norse Heggvin from heggr ‘bird cherry (tree)’ + vin ‘meadow’, or from hegg (indefinite plural of heggr) alone. Variant spelling of Swedish Hägge (see Hagg).

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

Similar surnames: Heggen, Hegg, Egge, Heggem, Hegger, Helle, Hagge, Berge, Hege, Tegge

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Hegge Family Origin

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Hegge Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hegge. 32% of Hegge men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Hegge women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hegge were Farming and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress

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

Hegge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hegge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hegge 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 996 immigration records available for the last name Hegge. 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 597 military records available for the last name Hegge. For the veterans among your Hegge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hegge Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hegge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hegge in 1957 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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