Heggen Family History

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Heggen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Hegge. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, either from the dative singular of hegg ‘bird cherry (tree)’ or from Old Norse Heggvin (see Hegge).

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

Similar surnames: Hegge, Heggem, Eggen, Hegg, Hagen, Egge, Haagen, Hengen, Hegman

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Heggen Family Origin

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Heggen Family Occupations

What did your Heggen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Pattern Maker and Roofer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heggen. A less common occupation for the Heggen family was Shoe Maker. The most common Heggen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Heggen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Pattern Maker

  • Roofer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Heggen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Heggen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heggen 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 Heggen

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Heggen. 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 675 military records available for the last name Heggen. For the veterans among your Heggen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heggen Life Expectancy

What is the average Heggen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Heggen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heggen in 1950 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heggen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heggen 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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