Heggem Family History

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Heggem Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named from the dative plural of hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’.

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

Similar surnames: Heggen, Hegge, Hegg, Hellem, Eggum, Eggen, Egge, Mellem, Hege, Hagg

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Heggem Family Origin

Where is the Heggem family from?

Heggem Family Occupations

What did your Heggem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heggem. A less common occupation for the Heggem family was Machinist. The most common Heggem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heggem's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Machinist


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

Heggem Historical Records

What Heggem family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 833 census records available for the last name Heggem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heggem 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Heggem. 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 160 military records available for the last name Heggem. For the veterans among your Heggem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heggem Life Expectancy

What is the average Heggem lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Heggem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Heggem in 1958 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heggem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heggem 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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