Heigel Family History

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Heigel Name Meaning

German: variant of Heigl.

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

Similar surnames: Veigel, Feigel, Heisel, Heidel, Heibel, Hengel, Mengel, Heiges

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Heigel Family Origin

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Heigel Family Occupations

What did your Heigel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heigel occupation in the USA was R R Agent. 50% of Heigel's were R R Agents. R R Agent and Wood Turner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heigel.

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  • R R Agent

  • Wood Turner


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

Heigel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heigel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heigel 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 441 immigration records available for the last name Heigel. 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 689 military records available for the last name Heigel. For the veterans among your Heigel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heigel Life Expectancy

What is the average Heigel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heigel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Heigel in 1962 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heigel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heigel 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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