Heird Family History

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Heird Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant spelling of Heard.

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

Similar surnames: Herd, Hird, Leard, Herde, Neild, Hind, Hoard, Peard, Hire, Hairr

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Heird Family Origin

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Heird Family Occupations

What did your Heird ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cheit Store Dresser and House Hold Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Heird. 34% of Heird men worked as a Cheit Store Dresser and 25% of Heird women worked as a House Hold Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heird were Shop Keeper and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cheit Store Dresser
  • General Labourer
  • Shop Keeper

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • House Hold Duties
  • Shopkeeper Confectionery Ret
  • Shopkeeper Confectionery Retire
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Heird Historical Records

What Heird family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heird. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heird 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Heird. 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 144 military records available for the last name Heird. For the veterans among your Heird ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heird Life Expectancy

What is the average Heird lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Heird in 1963 was 68, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heird

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heird 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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