Heid Family History

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Heid Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from Middle High German heide, German Heide ‘heath’, ‘moor’. Compare Heath. German: from the medieval personal name Haido.

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

Similar surnames: Held, Heide, Seid, Heim, Heit, Wein, Feig, Heyd, Scheid, Hein

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Heid Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Heid name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Heid. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Heid Family Origin

Where is the Heid family from?

Heid Family Occupations

What did your Heid ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Heid occupation in the UK was Tailor. 100% of Heid's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor


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

Heid Historical Records

What Heid family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Heid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heid 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heid. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Heid. For the veterans among your Heid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heid Life Expectancy

What is the average Heid lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Heid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Heid in 1951 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heid

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heid 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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