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Heidelberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the places named Heidelberg, of which the best-known example is in Baden.

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


Similar surnames: Heidelberger, Seidenberg, Eichelberg, Weisenberg, Eisenberg, Helberg

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Heidelberg Family Origin

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Heidelberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Musician

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heidelberg. A less common occupation for the Heidelberg family was Tailor. The most common Heidelberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Heidelberg's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Heidelberg | Data not to scale

Heidelberg Historical Records

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Heidelberg Life Expectancy

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Famous Heidelberg Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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