Heinitz Family History

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Heinitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Saxony called Heinitz, a place name of Slavic form.

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

Similar surnames: Reinitz, Heinritz, Kemnitz, Heinz, Heit, Gerbitz, Heino, Heine, Rentz

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Heinitz Family Origin

Where is the Heinitz family from?

Heinitz Family Occupations

What did your Heinitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Heinitz occupation in the UK was Telegraph Engineer. 100% of Heinitz's were Telegraph Engineers.

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  • Telegraph Engineer


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

Heinitz Historical Records

What Heinitz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heinitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinitz 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 662 immigration records available for the last name Heinitz. 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 411 military records available for the last name Heinitz. For the veterans among your Heinitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heinitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Heinitz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Heinitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Heinitz in 1964 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heinitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heinitz 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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