Heiney Family History

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Heiney Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Heini, a variant of German Heine.

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

Similar surnames: Hainey, Heiny, Heinly, Heine, Heeney, Hinely, Heisey, Heineck, Heney

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Heiney Family Origin

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Heiney Family Occupations

What did your Heiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wire Worker and General Cleaning were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Heiney.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Wire Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • General Cleaning

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Heiney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Heiney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiney 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Heiney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heiney. For the veterans among your Heiney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiney Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Heiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Heiney in 1950 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiney 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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