Heiden Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Heiden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in Westphalia and Switzerland. German: nickname from Middle High German heiden ‘heathen’, Old High German heidano, apparently a derivative of heida ‘heath’, modeled on Latin paganus (see Pain 1). The nickname was sometimes used to refer to a Christian knight who had been on a Crusade to fight in the Holy Land. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; possibly a shortened form of any of various ornamental names formed with German Heide- ‘heath’, for example Heidenberg, Heidenkorn, Heidenkrug, Heidenwurzel. English: variant spelling of Hayden. Dutch: shortened form of vanderHeiden.

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


Similar surnames: Heide, Hedden, Heien, Weiden, Heider, Eden, Heyden, Heiken, Weide

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Heiden Family Origin

Where is the Heiden family from?

SHOW MORE

Heiden Family Occupations

What did your Heiden ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Cabinet Maker

    22%
  • Boarding House

    11%
  • Cheesemonger

    11%
  • Supported By Son

    11%

In 1881, Cabinet Maker, Boarding House and Cheesemonger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiden. A less common occupation for the Heiden family was Supported By Son. The most common Heiden occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 22% of Heiden's were Cabinet Makers.

Source: Census data for Heiden | Data not to scale

Heiden Historical Records

What Heiden family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Heiden ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Heiden

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Heiden Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiden lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiden 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Heiden Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name