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Heikes Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Heike (see Heick). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Khayke, a pet form of Khaye, ‘life’, with the addition of the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Hankes, Heiken, Heiss, Heike, Heine, Heise, Berkes, Heins, Henke

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Heikes Family Origin

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Heikes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farmer & Nursery

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Heikes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Heikes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heikes family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farmer & Nursery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heikes.

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Heikes Historical Records

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Heikes Life Expectancy

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